The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 Summary & Study Guide

Christopher Paul Curtis
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The Watsons are a loving, funny family who live in Flint, Michigan in the early 1960's. When the oldest brother, Byron, continues down the path to trouble, his parents decide to take him to stay with his strict grandmother in Birmingham, Alabama. The entire family goes on the long car trip, and while they are in Birmingham, a church is bombed, killing several children. Kenny, the middle child, is traumatized by what he sees, and takes a while to recover, with the help of his big brother, Byron.

Kenny and his family live in Flint, Michigan in the 1960's. They are a close-knit family with plenty of humor and plenty of firm parenting. Kenny's big brother, Byron, hangs out with all the thugs and bullies, but he has a good heart and looks out for his younger brother and sister. Their sister, Joetta, is a follow-the-rules...

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