The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 Summary
Christopher Paul Curtis

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 Summary

In The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963, the Watsons are a black family living in Flint, Michigan, and the narrator Kenny is the middle child, an intelligent boy who is often made fun of at school. Because Kenny's older brother By continually gets into trouble, the family travels to Birmingham, Alabama, so that By can spend the summer with his grandmother. The family is in Birmingham when segregationists blow up a church, and...

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