Bud, Not Buddy - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Chapter 6 Summary

In his newfound independence, he wakes too late to make it to breakfast at a local shelter but a family saves him by pretending he is their son "Clarence." Bud is set to be starving for another meal, yet this family is smart enough to pretend he is their son, which fools the shelter workers into allowing him to stay in the feeding line. When Bud tries to be thankful for the huge favor bestowed on him, he is pushed to keep quiet. He realizes they know he is thankful for the deed and continues to play along with the "family" that is helping him get food.

The biggest favor his newly adoptive family gives him is a small one, but one he realizes is most important. The "Momma" in the family shares brown sugar with him for his oatmeal. He senses the...

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