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A wonderful middle-grade novel narrated by Kenny, 9, about his middle-class black family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. When Kenny's 13-year-old brother, Byron, gets to be too much trouble, they head South to Birmingham to visit Grandma, the one person who can shape him up. And they happen to be in Birmingham when Grandma's church is blown up.
Number of Pages: 210
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: People + Places / United States / African-American, Family / Siblings, General, Sociology / General, People + Places / United States / General, Siblings, Family / Multigenerational, Family / General, Prejudice, Social Issues / Prejudice + Racism, Ethnic Studies / African-American Studies
Series Title: Newbery Honor Book
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Age Range: Teen
Author: Christopher Paul Curtis
Street Date: October 1, 1995
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-6635
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