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 : a novel
Title
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
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
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
088175
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • African American family life
  • Prejudices
  • Brothers and sisters
  • African Americans
  • Birmingham (Ala.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 : a novel, by Christopher Paul Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This book was both a 1996 Coretta Scott King Honor Book and a 1996 John Newbery Honor Book
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
210 p.
Isbn
9780385321754
Lccn
95007091 /AC
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o32133739
  • (Sirsi) o32133739
  • (Sirsi) o32133739
  • CARL0623243648
  • (OCoLC)32133739
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 : a novel, by Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication
Note
This book was both a 1996 Coretta Scott King Honor Book and a 1996 John Newbery Honor Book
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
210 p.
Isbn
9780385321754
Lccn
95007091 /AC
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o32133739
  • (Sirsi) o32133739
  • (Sirsi) o32133739
  • CARL0623243648
  • (OCoLC)32133739

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