The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963

The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 : A Novel

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

New York : Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, [1997], c1995.

210 p. ; 20 cm.

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.

Lexile: 920L

Reading Level: 5.0

Available

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5 copies available at Binford Elementary School

ISBN:

978-0-440-41412-4

LC Call No:

PZ7.C94137 Wat 1997

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 22

Author:

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Title:

The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 : A Novel / by Christopher Paul Curtis.

Publisher:

New York : Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, [1997], c1995.

Physical:

210 p. ; 20 cm.

Series:

Yearling Newbery

Notes:

"A Yearling book.".

Citation/Refs:

Wilson's Children, November 1996

Citation/Refs:

Wilson's Junior High School, April 2001

Citation/Refs:

Elem. School Library Collection, June 2000

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred, October 1995

Citation/Refs:

Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.), January 1996

Citation/Refs:

Child Study Children's Book Committee, January 1996

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Starred, March 1996

Citation/Refs:

Books for the Teen Age (NYPL), January 1998

Summary:

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.

Target Audience:

5.0

Target Audience:

5-8 Follett Library Resources.

Target Audience:

920 Lexile.

Awards Note:

Newbery Honor, 1996

Awards Note:

Coretta Scott King Award, 1996

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Family life--Fiction.

Subject:

Prejudices--Fiction.

Subject:

Siblings--Fiction.

Subject:

Historical fiction.

Call:

Link:

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