The community sprints to the wreckage to find their children. Chapter 4 Momma had lived up north 15 years but the cold in Michigan still got her worked up into full mommy mode when it came to keeping her kids warm. Byron was up in his top bunk and Kenny was down in the bottom. The night before the trip Momma and Dad get wind of a plan of By's to make a run for it to avoid Alabama. Later on Kenny returns to the scene and finds that By had buried the bird and given it a little funeral. Looks like this kid has been signing for food at Mitchell's without Momma and Dad knowing. This section contains 557 words approx.
Vanity can be harmful to your health and Byron learns that the hard way. When the Brown Bomber cannot be moved from the snow, Dad sends Kenny and By to dig it out. The conflict is then resolved because By learns to appreciate his family and have respect for others - thus learning how to behave. Chapter 2 Kenny finds relief from Larry Dunn, one of his many bullies, when two new country kids from Down South board the bus one morning. During the time, crucial events take place in American history. After the tragic event, the Watsons started packing their stuff to head back to Flint, Michigan.
As his emotions get the best of him seeing the bird die at his hands, he throws up the stolen snacks he was munching before the murder. To a religious person, like Momma and Joetta, swearing before God is even a bigger deal based on their religious beliefs. Chapter 15 That night the Watsons Head back to Flint with Momma and Dad worried sick about Kenny. By and Buphead are to the rescue! Even with his tattered clothing and Arkansas accent, Kenny realizes that he is a good person to have around when he wants to play with dinosaurs. Thereis no water or ability to flush and the place is swarming withflies. He knows something must be up, so he watches Byron through the keyhole.
The following character list and chapter summaries should help you in writing a paper, passing a test or contributing to a class discussion. That boy just does not learn. Mitchell explains that it's not welfare; it's just a way for Dad to pay the bill all at once at the end of the week. Kenny sees By go into the bathroom and lock the door. This kind of swearing is a big deal. Hold on, is she serious? The boys got into bed.
So she can't break her word to God. Momma finds out the true nature of Grandma Sands relationship with Mr. Finally, Momma and Dad are frustrated to the point that they decide to take a family trip to Birmingham. Chapter 6 Momma and Dad sign up for a charge account for groceries with Mr. That night By sleeps in their room. Momma tries to force Kenny to interact with his siblings and Rufus and Cody but things are different now. Joetta represents purity and innocents and the angel represents the same there for Joey also symbolizes the angel.
Maybe it's just us, but isn't that exactly what Momma said, too? By cannot behave, despite the discipine from his parents. He realizes how much he likes the warm weather of the South. Robert Grandma Sands partner Mr. He is so happy he can relinquish the title of easiest target for teasing that he calls the poor souls his saviors from God. Chapter 5 Momma threatens By with burning his fingers if she catches him playing with matches again. The place has a pump and when the water is used to make abeverage for the family, it leaves a metallic … taste.
Joey tells a story where he leads her back to Grandma Sands. After a Maytag wash cycle by Larry Dunn, Rufus and Kenny discover that you actually can paint a pair brown leather gloves black with shoe polish. Character List is an easy enough read that you could whiz through it in an afternoon. But guess what, B Boy? Family: Momma Wilona Dad Daniel Joetta sister Byron Big brother Rufus Kenny's friend Cody Rufus' … s brother Grandma Sands grandmother Buphead Byron's Friend The Watsons live in Michigan, while Grandma Sands lives in Alabama. While they are back there, Byron shoots one of the cookies at a bird and kills it.
C- He is confused that Kenny is so upset. She does this multiple times until Momma gives up. She tells her children about a time when she was a child and her house caught fire. He is also often teased but for being southern fried and for being poor. The flame almost touches Byron's finger. Momma swore to God to burn him if he ever did it again.
With Byron as devilish as he is and just having pulled a mean prank on Kenny with fellow delinquent Buphead, Kenny immediately puts his guards up. . Micheal grocery store clerk Lg used to be Kenny's best friend till he stole his dinosaur and became a thief. Her hometown is Birmingham and she truly hates the cold Michigan weather. This was the first time he had ever known By to be this nice to him.