Coverart for item
The Resource The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963, a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis

The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963, a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis

Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963
Title
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis
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
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
Theme
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
  • Newbery Honor Book, 1996.
  • Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1996.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
088175
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
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
juvenile
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963, a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
210 p.
Isbn
9780440228004
Lccn
95007091 /AC
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963, a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
210 p.
Isbn
9780440228004
Lccn
95007091 /AC

Library Locations

  • Arapahoe Library DistrictBorrow it
    12855 E Adam Aircraft Circle, Englewood, CO, 80112
    39.578124 -104.839077
  • Castlewood LibraryBorrow it
    6739 South Uinta Street, Centennial, CO, 80112
    39.594664 -104.894003
  • Davies LibraryBorrow it
    303 Third Avenue, Deer Trail, CO, 80105
    39.611227 -104.042075
  • Kelver LibraryBorrow it
    404 East Front Street, Byers, CO, 80103
    39.708307 -104.218269
  • Koelbel LibraryBorrow it
    5955 South Holly Street, Centennial, CO, 80121
    39.608933 -104.923621
  • May LibraryBorrow it
    1471 South Parker Road, Denver, CO, 80231
    39.689929 -104.891306
  • Sheridan LibraryBorrow it
    3425 West Oxford Avenue, Denver, CO, 80236
    39.642287 -105.031003
  • Smoky Hill LibraryBorrow it
    5430 South Biscay Circle, Centennial, CO, 80015
    39.618093 -104.767532
  • Southglenn LibraryBorrow it
    6972 South Vine Street, Centennial, CO, 80122
    39.590567 -104.963761
Processing Feedback ...