The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - benuathanasia - LibraryThing
This was a wonderfully hilarious look at family life during the Civil Rights Movement - though unlike most works dealing with the Civil Rights Movement, it focuses very little on the actual movement ... Read full review
Review: The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963User Review - Goodreads
This book came out in those middle years between kids so I am just now getting around to it. I was expecting more of a historical story but as I was he age of Kenny there was a lot that I could relate to. Great potential for an author I do love sibling stories. Read full review