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By Christopher Paul Curtis

An excellent middle-grade novel narrated via Kenny, nine, approximately his middle-class black relations, the bizarre Watsons of Flint, Michigan. while Kenny's 13-year-old brother, Byron, will get to be an excessive amount of difficulty, they head South to Birmingham to go to Grandma, the one one who can form him up. they usually ensue to be in Birmingham whilst Grandma's church is blown up.

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