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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
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
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
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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, 1996.
  • Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1996; American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1996
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
088175
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Middle School
  • 1000
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
  • PZ7.C94137
  • PS3553.U697
LC item number
  • Wat 1995
  • W38 1995
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Reading level
  • 5.0
  • 5.0
  • 5.5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963, a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
76915
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
210 p.
Isbn
9780385321754
Lccn
95007091
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
L-95176-00
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm32133739
  • (OCoLC)32133739
Label
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963, a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
76915
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
210 p.
Isbn
9780385321754
Lccn
95007091
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
L-95176-00
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm32133739
  • (OCoLC)32133739

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