• Blue Thunderbird pulls into Antler with a trailer attached.
• The trailer is parked at Dairy Maid.
• The sign on the trailer says to see the fattest boy in the world, $2.
• The town quickly begins to line up.
• Miss Myrtie Mae, town librarian and historian, gets in the line.
• Reader learns that Toby's mom is in a singing competition as he talks with Miss Myrtie Mae in line.
• Scarlett asks Toby to take her little sister, Tara, in to see the fattest boy in the world.
• Paulie Rankin, driver of the Thunderbird, sells tickets to see the boy.
• Paulie introduces the boy as weighing 643 pounds.
• When it is their turn to enter, Tara seems like she needs to use the bathroom but refuses to go.
• The children look around the trailer, noticing a gold box on a shelf.
• Cal asks the fattest boy in the world questions...
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