The Watsons Go To Birmingham

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From 1954-1968 black people were not safe, every Every day they would be scared to go outside because blacks were tortured and beat and even killed. In the book Watsons go to Birmingham The Watsons lived in Flint michigan and they took a drive to go see their grandma and to take Byron there too. She lived in Alabama so they got there car all ready to go and drove to Alabama. In the book Watsons go to Birmingham the story line is a black family of 5 that lives in flint michigan. They are Joetta, Kenny, Byron, Momma, and Dad. They decide to go and visit their grandma sans in Alabama and then Byron has to stay for the summer or even the school year. They don 't know it yet but they are going to be in one of the worst times for blacks in America.…show more content…
The first thing that is historically accurate is that Flint Michigan is a real place, in the book The Watsons lived in Flint Michigan and some of the book they lived there and went to school there.The second thing that is historically accurate is Alabama, Alabama is a place in real life and they went there to go see their grandma that lived there and to bring Byron to live with her for the summer. The last thing that was historically accurate in the book was a bomb that went off in the church in Alabama, it happened in real life the bomb killed 4 little girls while they were in church for Sunday church. All in all The Watsons Go to Birmingham was a great book and the author put some real life facts in the
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