The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

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  • English
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Enter the hilarious world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. Theres Momma, Dad, little sister Joetta, Kenny, and Byron, Kennys older brother, who, at thirteen, is an official juvenile delinquent. When Momma and Dad decide its time for a visit to Grandma, Dad comes home with the amazing Ultra-Glide, and the Watsons set out on a trip like no other. Heading South, theyre going to Birmingham, Alabama, and toward one of the darkest moments in Americas history. By turns comic, tragic, and touching, this remarkable Newbery Honor work, delightfully performed by LeVar Burton in this unabridged production, will delight listeners young and old as they meet Christopher Paul Curtis, a storyteller of bold ambition and a true and original voice and his inimitable Watsons. Christopher Paul Curtis is the bestselling author of Bud, Not Buddy, winner of the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Award, among many other honors.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Pre-recorded digital audio player
  • 121.92 x 198.12 x 30.48mm | 158.76g
  • Findaway World
  • United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 0739375652
  • 9780739375655

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