The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis

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What are the characteristics of Kenny Watson in The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963?

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This great coming-of-age novel presents us with Kenny Watson, the middle child of the Watson family, who is presented as a sensitive, intelligent boy trying to make sense of the world around him and survive school and the "attentions" of his older brother, Byron. We are told that Kenny is very intelligent for his age, as in Chapter 2 he has to read out loud in...

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