The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 Topics for Discussion

Christopher Paul Curtis
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1. How would you help By defrost his lips when they become stuck to the "Brown Bomber'"s side-view mirror?

2. Why would Mrs. Henry, Kenny's teacher, set Kenny up as an example for other kids to emulate? How does that affect any friendships Kenny might have with students in his school?

3. What qualities do you look for in a best friend? Why was it hard for Kenny to make friends? What advice would you give him about being a friend?

4. In chapter five, By plays with matches again. Momma is following through with her threat to burn By the next time she catches him playing with fire. Joey is in a panic and trying to stop her. Is she really going to burn him? What does she plan to do? What will her action accomplish? How would you convince By of the danger of his actions?

5. Why does...

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