The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963 Audiobook (Unabridged)

The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963 (Unabridged), by Christopher Paul Curtis
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Enter the hilarious world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. There's Momma, Dad, little sister Joetta, Kenny, and Byron, Kenny's older brother, who at thirteen is an official juvenile delinquent.

When Momma and Dad decide it's time for a visit to Grandma, Dad comes home with the amazing Ultra-Glide, and the Watsons set out on a trip like no other. Heading south, they're going to Birmingham, Alabama, and toward one of the darkest moments in America's history.

By turns comic, tragic and touching, this remarkable Newbery Honor work, delightfully performed by LeVar Burton in this unabridged production, will delight listeners young and old as they meet Christopher Paul Curtis, a storyteller of bold ambition and a true and original voice, and his inimitable Watsons.

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About the Author

Author Christopher Paul CurtisChristopher Paul Curtis was born on May 10, 1953 in Flint, Michigan. Christopher Paul Curtis is one of our most featured and respected Kids & Young Adults, Kids and K-12 Educators authors available on our website. With a total of 7 audiobooks in our collection, such as Bud, Not Buddy and The Mighty Miss Malone, you can listen to over 38 hours of stories from Christopher Paul Curtis. Bud, Not Buddy was added to our online catalog in 2000, making it the oldest title we carry from Christopher Paul Curtis. The book, The Mighty Miss Malone, is the latest of his works to be added to our collection. Though all of Christopher Paul Curtis's Kids & Young Adults titles can be enjoyed by our customers, Bud, Not Buddy is the most popular and bestselling on our site. To view the entire collection of 7 audiobooks, please visit his author page today: Christopher Paul Curtis.