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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
Author
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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, 1996.
  • Coretta Scott King Honor, Author, 1996.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
088175
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1000
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Reading level
  • 5.0
  • 5.5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Families
  • Prejudices
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Automobile travel
  • Grandmothers
  • Flint (Mich.)
  • Birmingham (Ala.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963, a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Delacorte Press, 1995
  • "A Yearling book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
210 pages
Isbn
9780440228363
Lccn
95007091 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Note
Wagnalls Memorial copy 2 autographed by the author.
System control number
(OCoLC)32133739
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963, a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Delacorte Press, 1995
  • "A Yearling book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
210 pages
Isbn
9780440228363
Lccn
95007091 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Note
Wagnalls Memorial copy 2 autographed by the author.
System control number
(OCoLC)32133739

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