The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis

The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

Christopher Paul Curtis

fiction historical middle grade young adult adventurous slow-paced

224 pages | first published 1995

Description

The Newbery Honor-winning American classic, The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 , celebrates 20 years with this anniversary edition featuring a special letter from Christopher Paul Curtis and an introduction by noted educator Dr. Pauletta Bracy. E...
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Moods

emotional 81%
reflective 54%
adventurous 45%
funny 36%
sad 27%
challenging 18%
dark 18%
informative 18%
inspiring 18%
hopeful 9%
lighthearted 9%
tense 9%

Pace

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slow 27%
fast 9%

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