The Watsons Go to Birmingham (1963)

By Christopher Paul Curtis

Recommended Age: 10 — 12
Type: Juvenile Fiction

Recommended by 1996 Newbery Award, Honor Book, 1996 Coretta Scott King Honor Book Award

The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.