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The Resource The Watsons go to Birmingham -- 1963, Christopher Paul Curtis

The Watsons go to Birmingham -- 1963, Christopher Paul Curtis

Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham -- 1963
Title
The Watsons go to Birmingham -- 1963
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Paul Curtis
Title variation
The Watsons go to Birmingham 1963
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
  • Newbery Honor Book, 1996
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1996
  • California Young Reader Medal, Middle School, 1998.
  • Golden Kite Award for Fiction, 1995.
  • Josette Frank Award, 1995.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Young Adult category, 2000.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1996
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Honor Book, 1996.
  • Jane Addam's Children's Honor Book, 1996.
  • Golden Kite Award for Fiction, 1995.
  • Claudia Lewis Award, 1995.
  • ALA Best Book for Young Adults, 1996.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
088175
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 10 and up
  • 1000
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham -- 1963, Christopher Paul Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
6003896
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
210 pages
Isbn
9780385321754
Lccn
957091
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham -- 1963, Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
6003896
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
210 pages
Isbn
9780385321754
Lccn
957091
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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