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Curtis tries to shoehorn in more characters and subplots than the story will comfortably bear--as do many first novelists--but he creates a well-knit family and a narrator with a distinct, believable voice.Read Full Review of The Watsons Go to Birmingham ... | See more reviews from Kirkus
Comic tale, narrated by a 10-year-old boy . . . during one of the stormiest times of the Civil Rights movement.Read Full Review of The Watsons Go to Birmingham ... | See more reviews from Publishers Weekly
Most of the book is hilarious, told in Kenny's distinctive and believable voice . . . And then the author wallops readers with an emotional sucker-punch . . . in an emotionally wrenching scene.Read Full Review of The Watsons Go to Birmingham ...
He gains a new appreciation for the strong love that makes the Watsons not so weird, but very, very special.Read Full Review of The Watsons Go to Birmingham ...
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