The Watsons Go to Birmingham–1963

Yearling - The newbery and coretta scott king honoree about the weird watsons of Flint, Michigan—from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of Bud, Not Buddy, a Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott Award Winner. Enter the hilarious world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. And they happen to be in Birmingham when Grandma's church is blown up.

An ala top ten best bookan ala notable children's bookan ira young adult's choicea new york times book review best booknamed to multiple state award lists"every so often a book becomes a modern classic almost as soon as it arrives on bookshelves. There's momma, dad, and brother Byron, little sister Joetta, who's thirteen and an "official juvenile delinquent.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 - When byron gets to be too much trouble, they head South to Birmingham to visit Grandma, the one person who can shape him up. That happened in the mid-'90s when christopher Paul Curtis released his first book,  The Watsons Go to Birmingham — 1963. Npr yearling Books.





Watsons Go to Birmingham

Arc Entertainment - Provident-integrity dist. Dvd. Arc Entertainment. Based on the bestselling book, the film chronicles the ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM, Michigan, an African American family living in Flint, and how they are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham–1963: An Instructional Guide for Literature Great Works

Shell Education 40216 - Looking for ways to add rigor to your students' explorations of rich, complex literature? Students will be engaged as they analyze this Newbery Honor Book set in 1960's Birmingham. Strengthen your students' literacy skills by implementing this high-interest resource in your classroom! Dvd. Literature units.

7. 9602e+11. Arc Entertainment. The watsons go to birmingham-1963: an instructional guide for literature provides engaging activities that incorporate the following research-based literacy skills: close reading tasks; text-based vocabulary practice; cross-curricular activities; text-dependent questions; reader response writing prompts; leveled comprehension questions; story elements comprehension tasks; diverse and relevant assessments.

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Bud, Not Buddy

Yearling - He’s the author of bud caldwell’s rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar Out of Yourself. 7. 9602e+11. Calloway and his famous band, the dusky devastators of the Depression!!!!!!   Bud’s got an idea that those flyers will lead him to his father. Calloway himself. His momma never told him who his father was, but she left a clue: flyers advertising Herman E.

An ala best book for young adults an ala notable children's bookan ira children's book award winner named to 14 state award lists  “the book is a gem, of value to all ages, not just the young people to whom it is aimed. The christian science monitor   “Will keep readers engrossed from first page to last.

Bud, Not Buddy - Publishers weekly, starred   “Curtis writes with a razor-sharp intelligence that grabs the reader by the heart and never lets go. Yearling Books. 2. 3. The newbery medal and coretta scott king award-winning classic about a boy who decides to hit the road to find his father—from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of The Watsons Go To Birmingham—1963, a Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree.

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One Crazy Summer

Amistad - Delphine, vonetta, and Fern's story continues in P. S. Maria russo,  in a new york times list of "great kids' books with diverse characters, " called it "witty and original. Brightly, in olugbemisola rhuday-perkovich's article "Knowing Our History to Build a Brighter Future: Books to Help Kids Understand the Fight for Racial Equality" Dvd.

7. 9602e+11. This vibrant and moving award-winning novel has heart to spare. Eleven-year-old delphine is like a mother to her two younger sisters, Vonetta and Fern. Arc Entertainment. Be eleven and Gone Crazy in Alabama. Amistad Press. Unexpectedly, delphine, and Fern learn much about their family, their country, Vonetta, and themselves during one truly crazy summer.

One Crazy Summer - This moving, funny novel won the scott o'Dell Award for Historical Fiction and the Coretta Scott King Award and was a National Book Award Finalist. Yearling Books. But when the sisters arrive from Brooklyn to spend the summer with their mother, Cecile is nothing like they imagined. While the girls hope to go to disneyland and meet Tinker Bell, their mother sends them to a day camp run by the Black Panthers.

In this newbery honor novel, new york times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of three sisters who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them.





Esperanza Rising McDougal Littell Library

Scholastic - But a sudden tragedy forces Esperanza and Mama to flee to California and settle in a Mexican farm labor camp. Yearling Books. Esperanza isn't ready for the hard work, financial struggles brought on by the Great Depression, or lack of acceptance she now faces. Amistad Press. Esperanza rising joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels.

7. 9602e+11. Arc Entertainment. Scholastic. Literature units. When mama gets sick and a strike for better working conditions threatens to uproot their new life, Esperanza must find a way to rise above her difficult circumstances-because Mama's life, and her own, depend on it. She'd always have fancy dresses, Papa, and Mama, a beautiful home filled with servants, and Abuelita to care for her.

Esperanza Rising McDougal Littell Library - Dvd. Provident-integrity dist. Includes exclusive bonus content!Esperanza thought she'd always live a privileged life on her family's ranch in Mexico.





Elijah of Buxton Scholastic Gold

Scholastic Paperbacks - Now it's up to elijah to track down the thief -- and his dangerous journey just might make a hero out of him, if only he can find the courage to get back home. Elijah's the first child in town to be born free, and he ought to be famous just for that -- not to mention for being the best at chunking rocks and catching fish.

7. 9602e+11. Arc Entertainment. Literature units. Unfortunately, all that most people see is a "fra-gile" boy who's scared of snakes and tends to talk too much. This edition includes exclusive bonus content!Eleven-year-old Elijah lives in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves near the American border. Provident-integrity dist.

Elijah of Buxton Scholastic Gold - Scholastic. Elijah of buxton, recipient of the newbery Honor and winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. But everything changes when a former slave steals money from Elijah's friend, who has been saving to buy his family out of captivity in the South.

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Inside Out and Back Again

HarperCollins - 7. 9602e+11. Provident-integrity dist. Yearling Books. HarperCollins Publishers. But now the Vietnam War has reached her home. Amistad Press. Inside out and back again is a #1 new york times bestseller, a newbery honor book, and a winner of the National Book Award! Inspired by the author's childhood experience as a refugee—fleeing Vietnam after the Fall of Saigon and immigrating to Alabama—this coming-of-age debut novel told in verse has been celebrated for its touching child's-eye view of family and immigration.

Hà has only ever known saigon: the thrills of its markets, the joy of its traditions, and the warmth of her friends close by. This paperback edition also includes an interview with the author, an activity you can do with your family, tips on writing poetry, and discussion questions. Dvd. Scholastic. This moving story of one girl's year of change, grief, including one from Kirkus which proclaimed it "enlightening, poignant, and healing received four starred reviews, dreams, and unexpectedly funny.

Inside Out and Back Again - An author's note explains how and why Thanhha Lai translated her personal experiences into Hà's story. Hà and her family are forced to flee as Saigon falls, and they board a ship headed toward hope—toward America. Literature units. Arc Entertainment.





A Guide for Using The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 in the Classroom Literature Units

Teacher Created Resources - A collection of cross-curricular lessons to accompany the novel by Christopher Paul Curtis offers sample lesson plans, vocabulary, activities, biographical information, quizzes, tests, and ideas for extending the novel. Yearling Books. HarperCollins Publishers. Scholastic. Arc Entertainment. Provident-integrity dist.

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Mockingbird

Puffin Books - Provident-integrity dist. But devon was killed in a school shooting, and Caitlin's dad is so distraught that he is just not helpful. 7. 9602e+11. Amistad Press. Then she comes across the word closure--and she realizes this is what she needs. HarperCollins Publishers. Caitlin wants everything to go back to the way things were, but she doesn't know how to do that.

Before, devon, caitlin went to her older brother, when things got confusing, for help. The world according to her is black and white; anything in between is confusing. Scholastic. The national book award winner and one of the most important novels of our time for young readerscaitlin has Asperger's. Arc Entertainment.

Mockingbird - Literature units. Yearling Books. Puffin Books. And in her search for it, Caitlin discovers that the world may not be so black and white after all. Powerful. Publishers Weekly"A strong and complex character study.





Number the Stars

HMH Books for Young Readers HO-9780547577098 - The heroism of an entire nation reminds us that there was pride and human decency in the world even during a time of terror and war. With a new introduction by the author. HarperCollins Publishers. Yearling Books. As the german troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.

Through the eyes of ten-year-old annemarie, nearly seven thousand people, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, across the sea to Sweden. Dvd. Literature units. Grades - 4, 6, 5, 7. Weight - 0314. 7. 9602e+11. Scholastic. Arc Entertainment. Height - 044. Puffin Books.