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The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963

By: Christopher Paul Curtis
Imprint: Yearling
ISBN: 9780440414124
1997-09-08 - $7.99

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.