The June Selection

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The June Selection

The Watsons Go To Birmingham 1963
by Paul Curtis (Classic)

Fourth-grader Kenny Watson big brother Byron starts to get into so much trouble his parents decide he needs a dose of the iron hand of Grandma Sands. So they load up the car and head off to Birmingham for the summer. When the Watsons arrive in Alabama, they find themselves caught up in something far more serious during the civil right movement. Grades 4-8.You may also enjoy Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor.