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Description - The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis

The Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree about the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan--from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of Bud, Not Buddy, a Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott Award Winner. Enter the hilarious world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. There's Momma, Dad, little sister Joetta, and brother Byron, who's thirteen and an "official juvenile delinquent." When Byron gets to be too much trouble, they head South to Birmingham to visit Grandma, the one person who can shape him up. And they happen to be in Birmingham when Grandma's church is blown up. AN ALA TOP TEN BEST BOOKAN ALA NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOKAN IRA YOUNG ADULT'S CHOICEA NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW BEST BOOKNAMED TO MULTIPLE STATE AWARD LISTS "Every so often a book becomes a modern classic almost as soon as it arrives on bookshelves. That happened in the mid-'90s when Christopher Paul Curtis released his first book, The Watsons Go to Birmingham -- 1963." --NPR From the Hardcover edition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780440228004
ISBN-10: 044022800X
Format: Paperback
(175mm x 107mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Laurel (imprint of Dell Publishing)
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 12-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Christopher Paul Curtis

Christopher Paul Curtis was born in Flint, Michigan, and grew up there. Bud, Not Buddy, his second novel, winner of the 2000 Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Author Award, is available in a Delacorte hardcover edition.

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