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The Watsons Go to Birmingham -- 1963 - Christopher Paul Curtis, LeVar Burton
The Watsons Go to Birmingham -- 1963
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9780739375655 (0739375652)
Publisher: Findaway World
Edition language: English
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Miss Gothard's Book Blog
Miss Gothard's Book Blog rated it
4.5 Are We There Yet!?
In this book, the Watsons head to Birmingham (1963) to visit Grandma Sands. Their visit happens during the Civil Rights Movement. The book shows how the racism and the violence in the South at this time changed many families forever. The narrator, Kenny, witnessed a church bombing and became depress...
Joyia's Book Corner
Joyia's Book Corner rated it
4.5 The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963
The Watsons Go to Birmingham is the story about the Watson family's trip to Birmingham, Alabama during the time of the Civil Rights Movement. Throughout the journey, the family learns a lot about each other, growing up, and racism. The book received a Lexile score of 1000L, making it suitable for mo...
Books for my Classroom
Books for my Classroom rated it
3.5 The Watsons go to Birmingham
The Watsons go to Birmingham seems like it would be a good book to incorporate Reading and Social Studies. I have not read the book but for some reason, I remember my mom referencing the book when I was in her 5th grade classroom. The book is about a family that lives in Michigan and ends up moving ...
Justin's Books
Justin's Books rated it
The Watson's Go To Birmingham would be a great story to read in fifth grade. It teaches a great history lesson about how segregation, and racism was during the Civil Rights Movement in the south.
Admitted Dilettante
Admitted Dilettante rated it
5.0 The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963
warming up the old car in Detroit. . . this book was hilarious and yet so sobering in the end. Much better than his Newbery winner!
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