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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 book.
  • Coretta Scott King Award Honor book.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
088175
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.C94137
LC item number
Wat 1995
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Family life
  • Prejudices
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Young adult fiction
  • Flint (Mich.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963, a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
9780385321754
Lccn
95007091 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 95007091 /AC
  • 93837
  • 684120
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963, a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication
Copyright
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
9780385321754
Lccn
95007091 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 95007091 /AC
  • 93837
  • 684120

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