The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 Resources & Further Study

Christopher Paul Curtis
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"Curtis, Christopher Paul." In Something About the Author. Volume 93. Edited by Alan Hedblad. Detroit: Gale, 1997. A biobibliographical entry detailing Curtis's life and work.

Parravano, Martha V. Review of The Watsons Go to Birmingham—2963. Horn Book (MarchApril 1996): 195-96. Parravano calls this an impressive first novel and speaks enthusiastically of Curtis's writing style and sense of story.

Rochman, Hazel. Review of The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963. Booklist (August 19, 1995): 1946. Rochman feels there are several family stories that are self-conscious, but later calls The Watson Go to Birmingham—1963 a compelling first novel.

Review of The Watsons Go to Birmingham— 2963. Publishers Weekly (October 16, 1995): 62. According to this reviewer, Curtis "Evok[es] a full spectrum of emotions."

The reviewer comments positively about Curtis's ability to speak the truth about the struggle for racial equality through the eyes of the young protagonist, Kenny.

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