The Watsons Go To Birmingham--1963: 25th Anniversary Edition

November 3, 2020|
The Watsons Go To Birmingham--1963: 25th Anniversary Edition by Christopher Paul Curtis
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Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree about an unforgettable family on a road-trip during one of the most important times in the civil rights movement. This special edition makes a perfect gift and includes bonus content.

When the Watson family—ten-year-old Kenny, Momma, Dad, little sister Joetta, and brother Byron—sets out on a trip south to visit Grandma in Birmingham, Alabama, they don’t realize that they’re heading toward one of the darkest moments in America’s history. The Watsons’ journey reminds us that even in the hardest times, laughter and family can help us get through anything.
 
"A modern classic." —NPR

“Marvelous . . . both comic and deeply moving.” —The New York Times

"One of the best novels EVER." —Jacqueline Woodson, Newbery Honor and National Book Award–winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming
 
Bonus Content
• New foreword and afterword from the author
• Map of the Watsons’ journey
• Original manuscript pages and letter from the Newbery committee
• Personal essays celebrating the book’s legacy by award-winning authors Jacqueline Woodson,
Varian Johnson, and Kate DiCamillo
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 ...
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Title:The Watsons Go To Birmingham--1963: 25th Anniversary Edition
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 7.06 X 5 X 0.66 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 7.06 X 5 X 0.66 in
Published:November 3, 2020
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780593306499

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