The Watsons go to Birmingham : 1963
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Woodson, Jacqueline, writer of added commentary.
Johnson, Varian, writer of added commentary.
DiCamillo, Kate, writer of added commentary.
Published
New York : Yearling ;, 2020.
ISBN
9780593306499, 059330649X
Lexile measure
920L
Rating
920L
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Batavia Public Library District - Juvenile FictionJ Curtis, ChristopherOn Shelf
Calumet City Public Library - Juvenile Middle Grade FictionJ CUROn Shelf
Carol Stream Public Library - Kids FictionJ/CURTIS COn Shelf
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Format
Book
Edition
Twenty-fifth anniversary edition., Yearling anniversary edition.
Physical Desc
237 pages : illustrations, map ; 18 cm
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
MG
Level 5, 8 Points
Lexile measure
920

Notes

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.
General Note
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.
Description
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.
Target Audience
920L,Lexile
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,MG,5,8,11552.
Awards
Newbery Medal, 1996; Coretta Scott King Honor, 1996
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APA Citation (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

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

MLA Citation (style guide)

Curtis, Christopher Paul,, Jacqueline Woodson, Varian Johnson, and Kate DiCamillo. The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963. Twenty-fifth anniversary edition. New York: Yearling, 2020. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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