The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 Discussion Questions

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Who changes the most, Byron or Kenny, over the course of the novel? Back up your answer with evidence from the book.

Who really was it that Joey saw waving at her from across the street at the church? Why do you think this? Do you have any evidence?

Who or what was the Wool Pooh, and was it real or just something Kenny imagined?

Why did Byron seem to be having so much fun in Alabama, even though it was supposed to be like a punishment?

Why did Byron get so upset, when the bird he knocked off the wire died?

Describe Kenny's personality before Alabama and after.

What are the greatest strengths of this family? What are its weaknesses?

Read a historical account of the bombing of the Sixteenth Avenue Baptist Church in Birmingham using a primary source, such as a newspaper article from the...

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