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The watsons go to birmingham—1963 [electronic resource]. Christopher Paul Curtis.

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  • ISBN: 9780385729857 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2001.

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Summary, etc.: 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." —NPRFrom the Hardcover edition.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
920 Lexile.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2001. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 250 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Juvenile Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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