The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963 Compare and Contrast
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Compare and contrast book and film The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 by Christopher Curtis
Hi y'all! Are you eating squirrel for dinner?
Our parents were proud of us!
In the novel, Kenny becomes friends with Rufus, a poor southern boy new to Flint.
Nobody bothers my brother, but me. Have you had enough?
In the film, Byron, Kenny, and Joey listen to their cousins talk about the peaceful protests in the South and how they were arrested.
...there is vivid evidence that they would no longer accept the patterns of the last one hundred years..
Byron throws Larry Dunn into the fence for stealing Kenny's gloves and bullying him.
A historically accurate newscast about the Children's Crusade in Birmingham catches the attention of Byron and Mrs. Watson.
Your kind is not welcome here!
Mrs. Watson attempts to burn Byron's finger, after catching him playing with matches.
Byron and Kenny unknowingly order at a whites only restaurant in Birmingham.
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