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The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM – 1963 Adapted by Reginald André Jackson Based on the book by Christopher Paul Curtis

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963
The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

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Jan 30, 2022, 2:30 PM

Houston, 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

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THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM – 1963 

Adapted by Reginald André Jackson Based on the book by Christopher Paul Curtis

It’s 1963 and the Watsons, an African-American family, journey from Flint, Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama to take their troublesome son, Byron, to live with his grandmother, a trip that lands them in one of the darkest moments in America’s racial history. A fictionalization of the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, Curtis’ novel won the Newbery Honor and the Coretta Scott King Awards.

Recommended for 5th Grade and older.

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  • The Watsons Go to Birmingham

    It’s 1963 and the Watsons, an African-American family, journey from Flint, Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama to take their troublesome son, Byron, to live with his grandmother, a trip that lands them in one of the darkest moments in America’s racial history. A fictionalization of the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, Curtis’ novel won the Newbery Honor and the Coretta Scott King Awards.

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