The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

Christopher Paul Curtis, Author
Christopher Paul Curtis, Author Yearling Books $6.99 (224p) ISBN 978-0-440-41412-4
Reviewed on: 09/08/1997
Release date: 09/01/1997
A 1996 Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor book, this comic tale, narrated by a 10-year-old boy, describes an eccentric family's unwitting trip South to visit Grandma--during one of the stormiest times of the Civil Rights movement. PW's boxed, starred review called it ""an exceptional first novel."" Ages 10-up. (Oct.)
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