The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Delacorte Press
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.72 X 8.54 X 0.81 inches | 0.79 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780385321754

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About the Author

Christopher Paul Curtis won the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Award for his bestselling second novel, Bud, Not Buddy. His first novel, The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963, was also singled out for many awards, and has been a bestseller in hardcover and paperback. His most recent novels for Random House include The Mighty Miss Malone, Mr. Chickee's Messy Mission, Mr. Chickee's Funny Money, and Bucking the Sarge.

Christopher Paul Curtis grew up in Flint, Michigan. After high school he began working on the assembly line at the Fisher Body Plant No. 1 while attending the Flint branch of the University of Michigan. He is now a full-time writer, and lives with his family in Windsor, Ontario.

Reviews

AN ALA TOP TEN BEST BOOK
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

This is a book that changes lives. It certainly changed mine. --Kate DiCamillo, two-time Newbery Medalist

I identify with so much in Christopher Paul Curtis's engrossing classic, The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963. --David Barclay Moore, winner of the Coretta Scott King John Steptoe Award for New Talent

An exceptional first novel.--Publishers Weekly, starred review

Superb . . . a warmly memorable evocation of an African American family. --The Horn Book Magazine, starred review

Ribald humor . . . and a totally believable child's view of the world will make this book an instant hit.--School Library Journal, starred review