Watsons of the country by Egan, Maurice Francis

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Published by H.L. Kilner & Co. in [Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

First published in part in the Ave Maria.

Book details

Statementby Maurice Francis Egan.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.E28 Wa
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p.
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6958261M
LC Control Number05024200

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There are three main settings in this book; the time of all three settings isduring the Civil Rights Movement. the first is Flint, Michigan. Flint is the home of the Watson family and is in the north, so most of the Civil Rights drama is avoided there. the second is on the road, in the Brown Bomber.

The protagonist, a ten-year-old boy who is the middle child of the Watson family. He is bright, drawn to reading, and level-headed, though he occasionally gets picked on by his older brother and schoolmates for his personality.

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The entire first part of the book focused primarily on the nuclear family of Daniel, Wilona, and the Watson kids. Until this point, Wilona was Watsons of the country book portrayed as anything other than a mother to these children; she was firm but fair, she made the rules, she doted on her children lovingly, and she took care of them and punished them when necessary.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham— Summary The Weird Watsons live in Flint, Michigan where the kids all go to Clark Elementary. Byron is in sixth grade and he's the king of Clark (read, the bully everyone is afraid of).

Kenny, our narrator, is in fourth grade. Name:_____ The Watsons Go To Birmingham ©TTEP—N75/ The classroom teacher may reproduce copies of materials in this book for classroom use only.

1 Assignment Record Instructions: Use the list below to keep track of your assignments. As you complete each assignment, check it off on the blank under the Complete column. This is a good book but it does drag/drone on. The author is (was) a little too fond of his ability to channel the characters in the book.

It is an historical novel so the author creates much of it from limited known events. It is written in the voices of far too many witnesses/participants in the shooting of Edgar s: Watson is an ancient Anglo-Saxon name that is derived from Wat, which is a diminutive form of Walter. This Old German name, which literally means mighty army, was introduced into England during the reign of Edward the Confessor and became one of the most popular personal names in that country following the Norman Conquest of The surname also features the suffix -son, which superseded.

Parents need to know that Christopher Paul Curtis' The Watsons Go to Birmingham is a striking work of fiction, set during the U.S.

civil rights movement. The novel is narrated by year-old Kenny Watson, the middle child in a Black family that relocated from Birmingham, Alabama, to Flint, Michigan. A practical guide to fashioning traditional country furniture by hand, using the techniques of old-time craftsmen.

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Kenny is kind of a combination of myself and my brother David, and Joey is a lot like my sister Cydney. (As a matter of fact, that little girl in the photo on the cover of the book is her; and the couple is my parents!).

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For me, the three most interesting people in it were the narrator's mother, and Jo and Mateel Erring. This book is among my current favorite books, the others being "Profiles of the Future" by Clarke, "Romola" and "Theophrastus Such" by Eliot, and "The Reviews: 1.

Shadow Country, Peter Matthiessen. New York: Modern Library, Summary: A condensation of the Watson trilogy, giving three different renderings of the life and death of Edgar J. Watson, a planter, and notorious alleged murderer, of the Ten Thousand Islands area of southwest Florida.

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The eldest son, Byron, the self-proclaimed 'King of Clark', is a sixth-grader at Clark Elementary School. The Watsons went on to be named not only a Newbery Honor Book—one of the most respected awards for a children’s book—but also a Coretta Scott King Honor Book, an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults, and was the only book for young readers to make The New York Times list of top books of the year.

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Watson has written several books that take place in this part of the country — North Dakota, Montana and Minnesota — because he says he felt like he could “imagine freely” there.

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