The Watsons go to Birmingham : 1963
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Format
Book
Edition
Yearling anniversary edition., 25th anniversary edition.
Physical Desc
256 pages : map ; 18 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780593306499, 059330649X
Reading Level
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Level 5, 8 Points
Lexile measure
920

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General Note
Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York, in 1995.
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Bonus content includes a new foreword and afterword from the author; a map of the Watsons' journey; reproductions of original manuscript pages and a letter from the Newbery committee; and personal essays celebrating the book's legacy by Jacqueline Woodson, Varian Johnson, and Kate DiCamillo.
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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. 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. Includes bonus content.
Awards
Newbery Medal, 1996; Coretta Scott King Honor, 1996

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Curtis, C. P., Woodson, J., Johnson, V., & DiCamillo, K. (2020). The Watsons go to Birmingham: 1963 (Yearling anniversary edition.). Yearling.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Christopher Paul, Curtis et al.. 2020. The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963. New York: Yearling.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Christopher Paul, Curtis et al.. The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963 New York: Yearling, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Curtis, Christopher Paul,, Jacqueline Woodson, Varian Johnson, and Kate DiCamillo. The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963 Yearling anniversary edition., Yearling, 2020.

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