Bud, Not Buddy - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Chapter 8 Summary

Bud is surprised when his friend from the orphanage, Bugs, sneaks up on him and finds him. They are able to play a bit of catch up and Bud tells of what has been going on with him since he left. He gets to recount the fight with Todd Amos, as it has preceded him at the Home and Bugs has already heard what a fight it was.

The boys "slob-promised" to be brothers as they planned to jump trains the next morning so they may be on their way to Chicago. They run across a "cardboard jungle," which is a name for a homeless gathering of people who eat and sleep together to share the few resources that they have. He is happy to have talked with Bugs again, and runs across a cute girl in all the chaos.

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