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The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

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by Raphael Taffy

  • 238 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Small Planet Communications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Administration - General,
  • Curricula,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading,
  • Education

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12307467M
    ISBN 101931376093
    ISBN 109781931376099
    OCLC/WorldCa53064009


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The Watsons Go To Birmingham- is a novel about a 9 year old boy named Kenny. When his brother, Byron, keeps getting into mischief and trouble, they decide to all go to Birmingham, Alabama to change his ways for the summer.

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THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM by Christopher Paul Curtis ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 1, Curtis debuts with a ten-year-old's lively account of his teenaged brother's ups and downs. We’re glad you found a book that interests.

Byron Watson in The Watsons Go to Birmingham— We don't know for sure, but one thing we do know is that hate and cruelty become important themes in the book as the Watsons' story becomes wrapped up in the events of the Civil Rights Movement. See, at this point in time, there's a lot of hate flying around out there, and nobody has very.

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It is written by Christopher Paul Curtis. It's full of adventure, comedy, and tragedy. This book is based on the life of a black family in the middle of the Civil Rights Movement/5(6). When the Watsons load their young children into the car for the long drive from Michigan to visit family in the Deep South, they take their Green Book to help plan for the prejudice encountered by.

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham - Author's Note. Grades. 6–8. That's when I knew I wanted the Watsons to go to Birmingham instead. I finished my manuscript and entered it in a contest for new young adult authors.

I didn't win, but an editor saw something special in the Watsons, and my book was subsequently published nonetheless. The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis. 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 Watsons Go to Birmingham — by Christopher Paul Curtis. In an impressive literary debut, Christopher Paul Curtis recounts events in the life read more.

In an impressive literary debut, Christopher Paul Curtis recounts events in the life a year-old Kenny Watson, the middle child in a middle-class African-American family living in Flint, Michigan, in   Book Trailer for The Watsons Go to Birmingham-- by Christopher Paul Curtis.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham – The debut novel by Christopher Paul Curtis, and the second piece of fiction he wrote. (The first was a short story written for the Metro Times of Detroit Short Story Contest, titled “Gideon P.

Bentley’s Left Cross.”) TWGTB is set in Flint, Michigan in the winter of and the fall of The Watsons Go to Birmingham – by Christopher Paul Curtis is the story about a family from Flint, Michigan told through son Kenny’s eyes.

Kenny is by turns fearful of and enthralled by his older brother Byron, or By, who sometimes bullies Kenny and sometimes treats him kindly, but always has adventures that draw Kenny’s admiration.

His story The Watsons Go to Birmingham received a Newbery Honor and a Coretta Scott King Honor, and Bud, Not Buddy became the first novel to win both of these awards. Elijah of Buxton received the Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, the Coretta Scott King Award, and a Newbery Honor.4/5().

In The Watsons Go to Birmingham— by Christopher Paul Curtis, Byron Watson is the big brother to narrator Kenny. By (Byron’s nickname) is a. The Watsons Go to Birmingham— by Christopher Paul Curtis/Amy Griffin.

Summary: Discusses the writing, characters, plot, and themes of this Newbery Honor Book. Includes discussion questions and activities. Includes bibliographical references (p.). Curtis, Christopher Paul. The Watsons Go to Birmingham— —Juvenile. Immediately download the The Watsons Go to Birmingham summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching The Watsons Go to Birmingham Free download or read online The Watsons Go to Birmingham - pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published in January 1stand was written by Christopher Paul Curtis. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this historical, historical fiction 4/5. Praise for The Watsons Go to Birmingham - "Written in a full-throated, hearty voice, this is a perfectly described piece of past imperfect.

Curtis's ability to switch from fun and funky to pinpoint-accurate psychological imagery works unusually well. The Watsons Go to Birmingham— Instructional Guides for Literature (HRW Library (Holt) Ser.). The Watsons Go to Birmingham - NPR coverage of The Watsons Go to Birmingham - A Novel by Christopher Paul Curtis.

"The Watsons Go To Birmingham - " is a book that tells the story of just that. If you've ever wondered how living in someone like this' shoes, this is the book for you.

Christopher Paul Curtis tells the story of the "Weird Watsons," the title that Kenny has given to his family/5(). A wonderful middle-grade novel narrated by Kenny, 9, about his middle-class black family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. When Kenny's year-old brother, Byron, gets to be too much trouble, they head South to Birmingham to Pages:   The Watsons Go to Birmingham is a perfect book for NPR's Backseat Book Club in January.

This book has the ability to entertain and inform young readers as the country remembers the civil rights. About The Watsons Go to Birmingham– Celebrate the 25th anniversary of this Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree about a hilarious family on a road-trip at one of the most important times in America’s history.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham - by Christopher Paul Curtis Lesson Plans by Elizabeth Pedro The Watsons Go to Birmingham - is a humorous, yet emotional and powerful novel about an African American family who travels to Birmingham, Alabama. Read to Them is proud to finally add and make available Christopher Paul Curtis’s modern classic The Watsons Go to Birmingham— This personal tale, largely based on the author’s own childhood, has become a favorite in elementary and middle schools across the country since its publication inand it was selected as a Coretta Scott King Author Honor and a Newbery.

But, the biggest reason to use this book with students in grades five through eight is that teens and preteens love the book and seem to really enjoy getting to know Kenny and his wacky family. Synopsis of The Watsons Go to Birmingham, In this powerful novel, readers meet the Watsons: your typical "Ward and June Clever" household.

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 4/5(). In The Watsons Go to Birmingham—, the Watsons are a black family living in Flint, Michigan, and the narrator Kenny is the middle child, an intelligent boy who is often made fun of at school.

Because Kenny's older brother By continually gets into trouble, the family travels to Birmingham, Alabama, so that By can spend the summer with his. The Watsons Go to Birmingham - is a YA historical fiction novel by American writer Christopher Paul Curtis, published in The story centres on the Watsons, an African-American family living in Flint, Michigan in and is narrated by ten-year-old Kenny Watson.

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 — ” —NPR.

Find out more by reading this book and find out if Kenny’s life turns upside down or if he makes it in a world where he’s not welcome. Title: The Watsons go to Birmingham Author: Christopher Paul Curtis.

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The Watsons Go To Birmingham - has 58 reviews and 39 ratings. Reviewer siree wrote: i read this book before but when we started i didnt really like it but then we were almost done with the book i started liking it more and more - Page /5(39).