“The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963” by Christopher Paul Curtis was written and published in the year 1995. It is a historical-fiction novel. The book was republished in the year 1997.
The story revolves around a very loving African-American family. The family lives in the town of Flint, Michigan. The year is 1963.
The oldest son of the family begins to get into some trouble. His parents decide that the son should go and live with his strict grandmother, Grandma Sands. She is the mother of Mrs. Watson. Grandma Sands lives in Birmingham, Alabama.
To go to Alabama, the family travels by car. During their visit, certain tragic events take place and all of them are affected in one way or another.
Literature Help: The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Plot Overview
Chapter Three: Characters
Chapter Four: Complete Summary
Chapter Five: Critical Analysis
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