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The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963

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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 BOOK AN ALA NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOK AN IRA YOUNG ADULT'S CHOICE A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW BEST BOOK NAMED 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
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Grouped Work ID bf0d85a6-c652-93fc-0278-61217d1329cf
full_title watsons go to birmingham 1963
author curtis christopher paul
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-04-17 04:18:13AM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 8
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5
auth_author2 Burton, LeVar.
author Curtis, Christopher Paul.
author2-role Burton, LeVar.
author_display Curtis, Christopher Paul
available_at_santafe Main Library, Oliver La Farge Branch, Southside Branch
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display_description The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.
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id bf0d85a6-c652-93fc-0278-61217d1329cf
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lexile_score 920
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owning_library_santafe Santa Fe Public Library
owning_location_santafe Main Library, Oliver La Farge Branch, Southside Branch
primary_isbn 9780440228004
publishDate 1995, 1996
record_details ils:.b11405818|Book|Books||English|Delacorte Press,|1995.|210 p. ; 22 cm., ils:.b12433639|Audio CD|Audio Books||English|Listening Library,|p1996.|4 sound discs (4 hrs., 55 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Audiobooks, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction, Flint (Mich.) -- Fiction, Prejudices -- Fiction
title_display The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963
title_full The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 / a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis, The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 [sound recording] / Christopher Paul Curtis
title_short The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963
topic_facet African Americans, Audiobooks, Brothers and sisters, Family life, Prejudices