Test how much you remember about chapters 1 to 5 by taking up the quiz below. This was the first time he had ever known By to be this nice to him. Finally when Momma has told Joey that it's okay and she wouldn't want to hurt Byron but she has to, Joey settles down. The c … hurch bombing had happened while the Watsons were in Birmingham. Character List is an easy enough read that you could whiz through it in an afternoon. Kenny feels great about getting to be this friendly with Byron for once. She grabs him by the neck and hauls him downstairs, where he, surprisingly, doesn't fight against it.
Looks like this kid has been signing for food at Mitchell's without Momma and Dad knowing. Byron punches Kenny in the arm B. B- He wants Kenny to confront his fears. Through hysteria, he sees a familiar being. Wilona Watson mom Daniel Watson dad Byron Watson Kenny's big brother Kenny Watson middle child Joetta Joey Watson Kenny's little sister Buphead Byron's best friend Rufus Fry Kenny's best friend Cody Fry Rufus's brother Grandma Sands the kid's grandma and Wilona's m … other Mr. Byron seems hypnotized, and he sticks out his finger.
Kenny is determined for some country-time, Fantastic Adventure and shucks the warning. 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. It was about police officers in the 1930's battling organized crime like old-time gangsters Al Capone or John Dillinger in Chicago. He is also often teased but for being southern fried and for being poor. Finally when Momma has told Joey that it's okay and she wouldn't want to hurt Byron but she has to, Joey settles down. The flame almost touches Byron's finger.
No more tough guy routine. Bryon is told he is going to live with his no nonsense, extremely strict Grandma until he can learn to behave. Byron will be sent to a juvenile detention home for his actions. Wilona: Momma the mother of the 3 siblings and the wife of Daniel. Kenny sees By go into the bathroom and lock the door.
Because of her obsession with fighting off the frigid air, Kenny and Joey had to suffer on their trips back and forth to school wearing several layers of clothing that was a pain to change in and out of once they got there and when it was time to leave. Never kiss a frozen mirror with moist lips. 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. After the conversation is over with Grandma Sands, the kids think things have blown over until a week later when Dad shows up with a spanking, new record player, called the Ultra-Glide, for the Brown Bomber. 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.
Momma is absolutely livid when she admonishes him and informs him that Dad will see to his demise after work. I forget the rest and instead of looking it up read it! Because of what had happened, Byron Watson even got to come home that week. Thereis no water or ability to flush and the place is swarming withflies. All of his bad behavior is what sends the Watsons to Birmingham. Chapter 1 The book opens with Kenny and his family trying to make it through an extremely bitter cold day in Flint, Michigan all of them huddled up on the couch under a blanket but that does little to keep them warm and neither does the several layers of clothes they are wearing.
This section contains 557 words approx. To a religious person, like Momma and Joetta, swearing before God is even a bigger deal based on their religious beliefs. Later on Kenny returns to the scene and finds that By had buried the bird and given it a little funeral. Joey tells a story where he leads her back to Grandma Sands. After some attempts to free Byron, Momma finally solves the problem by ripping Byron's face off of the mirror. The climax is when By pulls Kenny out of the depression, gets him back to normal and away from the back of the couch. Byron is lighting small pieces of toilet paper on fire and pretending they are.
Here's what Byron is up to: Byron is pretending to make a movie called Nazi Parachutes Attack America and Get Shot Down over the Flint River by Captain Byron Watson and his Flamethrower of Death. After their talk, Kenny reflects on the reality of magic powers and the square-toed man recognizing that there is some truth to these fairytales. She does this multiple times until Momma gives up. He is so happy he can relinquish the title of easiest target for teasing that he calls the poor souls his saviors from God. Kenny and Joey have never seen her so mad.
Holy cow, that was close. If so, I have a question. While they are back there, Byron shoots one of the cookies at a bird and kills it. 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. The book takes place during the civil rights movement. Outside, Byron and Kenny are playing when Byron somehow gets his lips frozen to the rearview mirror of the family car.
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. Rufus and Cody: country transplants from Arkansas, new to Clark Elementary. Why did you choose those ideas? The climax is the bombing of the church in Birmingham, Alabama. This post contains several free teaching resources. After the tragic event, the Watsons started packing their stuff to head back to Flint, Michigan. Wool Pooh is at the church and the sight of his faceless form stirs Kenny from his dreamland. Both places have very intriguing seasons.