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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
Title variation
Watsons go to Birmingham
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
Member of
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
  • Newbery Medal/Honor, 1996
  • Coretta Scott King Award, 1995
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
088175
Cataloging source
ICrlF
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 1000
  • 5.0
  • 5-8
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PZ7.C94137
LC item number
Wat 1997
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
Series statement
Yearling Newbery
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963, a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"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
Control code
13945233
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
210 pages
Isbn
9780329116163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (PPL)6477
  • (IMchF)fol05006132
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963, a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication
Copyright
Note
"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
Control code
13945233
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
210 pages
Isbn
9780329116163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (PPL)6477
  • (IMchF)fol05006132

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