Book Talk: The Watsons Go to Birmingham

03/02/2021, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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Description:

During the 25th anniversary edition release of The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963, Christopher Paul Curtis discusses the novel’s continued impact for generations with renowned author and poet Jason Reynolds in a virtual conversation hosted by the National Civil Rights Museum.  The book is a coming-of-age, moral reckoning story of a young family traveling in the South who confronts racial hatred and protest yet lifts up history, heroes and safe havens, topics Jason Reynolds also encourages youth today to discover through literature.