The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 Chapter Analysis

Updated: 1/15/2021
The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 Chapter Analysis
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The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 Lesson Plans

The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

Lesson Plans by Elizabeth Pedro

The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 is a humorous, yet emotional and powerful novel about an African American family who travels to Birmingham, Alabama during the time of segregation.


The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham Analysis

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  • WARNING
  • NO SWIMMING
  • WARNING
  • Kenny...Kenny..Kenny...
  • Nobody needs to know what happened.
  • Ignoring all warnings, Kenny goes swimming in Collier's Landing. Byron rescues Kenny from the whirlpool and drags him to shore.
  • Byron holds Kenny and kisses him repeatedly on his head, once he realizes Kenny is alright.
  • CHAPTER 13:Byron rescues Kenny from the Wool Pooh.
  • Gross. Put me down!
  • Byron and Kenny make a promise to not tell their parents about the incident at Collier's Landing.