Published: New York : Bantam Doubleday Bell Books for Young Readers, 1997, c1995 *** Book Discussion books check out for 6 weeks with no renewals *** Description: 210 p. ; 20 cm ISBN/ISSN: 0440414121, Language: English
"A Yearling Book."
Winner of the 1996 Newbery Honor Book Award
Honored in 2005 as a Suburban Mosaic Book of the Year
The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963