Christopher Paul Curtis

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Christopher Paul Curtis

The Watsons Go to BirminghamBud, Not BuddyBucking the SargeMr. Chickee's Funny MoneyMr. Chickee's Messy MissionElijah of Buxton

Newbery AwardBest 100 Books designationGolden Kite AwardDorothy CanfieldFisher AwardMichigan Notable Author AwardCoretta Scott King Awardand more...

This is one of Curtis's most popular books. In this book, funny ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan, travel South to Birmingham, Alabama, during one of the darkest moments in America's history during the Civil Rights movement.

Christopher Paul Curtis

Fun Fact!His favorite author is Toni Morrison and his favorite book of hers is Blended. He wrote his first book when he was 43 years old and the book was called The Watsons Go to Birmingham.

Christopher Paul Curtis was born on May 10,1953 in Flint Michigan. He want to the University of Michigan. Berfore he began his writing career, he worked in a factory in Flint,Michigan. When he used to work in the factory, he would write during his free time because he hated working at the factory. That is how he became a writer. Curtis has written many historical fiction books about African American characters from his hometown of Flint. He is a very popular writer and has won many awards.

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The Watsons go to Birmingham

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