The Watsons go to Birmingham – 1963ABC Book By: Wyeth Jeffery
A • A is for Alabama, because the Watsons go to Alabama for there vacation.
B • B is for Bomb, because the church was bombed.
C • C is for Car, because they take a long drive to Alabama that takes many days.
D • D is for Death because of the 4 girls who died in the bombing.
E • E is for Emergency because the church was bombed.
F • F is for the fire mama was going to burn Byron with.
G • G is all the gas the Watsons used when going to Birmingham.
H • H is the heat from the Alabama sun.
I • I is for intelligence. • Why is I for Intelligence? • Because Kenny is smarter than most all people in his school.
J • J is Joetta Kenny’s little sister.
K • K stands for King because By was the King of the school.
L • L is for By’s lips that got stuck to the car in the cold.
M • M stands for the mirror By got his lips stuck on.
N • N is for Joey, because she is so nice.
O • O is Ohio. • Ohio is where the Watsons stopped on the mountain and took a break from driving.
P • P is for Poindexter. • Poindexter is the rude name that was given to Kenny on the bus because he was a nerd.
Q • Q stands for the quietness from when Kenny was in the “World- famous Watson pet hospital”
R • R is for Rufus, my favorite character in the story.
S • S is for the south. • The south is where they went on vacation and where Kenny’s mom was from.
T • T is for “The Weird Watsons”. • “The Weird Watsons” is what some of the neighbors called Kenny’s family because of some of the weird things they did.
U • U stands for Ultra-Glide. • The Ultra-Glide is the Brown Bombers record player. • The Watsons listened to the ultra-glide most of the way to birmingham.
V • V is for Vandalism because of all the times Byron vandalized things.
W • W is the Wool Pooh. • Wool Pooh is the pretend monster that Byron makes up to try and scare Kenny so he wont go to Collier’s Landing.
Y • Y stands for Yakety Yak. • Yakety Yak is Kenny’s favorite song.