The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963

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Random House Children's Books, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 224 pages
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A wonderful middle-grade novel narrated by Kenny, 9, about his middle-class black family, the Weird  Watsons of Flint, Michigan. When Kenny's  13-year-old brother, 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.

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Review: The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

User Review  - Jesus Madrigal - Goodreads

At first I was skeptic about this book, but after a few chapters, i started liking it. I thought this book was going to be a book that I wouldn't like, but I was shocked! I mean, many shocking and ... Read full review

Review: The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

User Review  - Trinity - Goodreads

In a historical fiction, The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963, by Christopher Paul Curtis. I rated the book five stars. In the story The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963, out main characters are a boy named ... Read full review

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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.