Bud, Not Buddy - Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Chapter 12 Summary

Bud realizes the blood from the car ride was delivered safely, and that Lefty sent a telegram to "Dad" about his safety. Bud must have a telegram explained and then his worry begins to set in as he worries how Mr. Calloway must be reacting to receiving a notice of his runaway son. Mr. Calloway was not even aware of having a son to begin with, yet the telegram will take care of that situation. The stress over this grows as a policeman pulls them over on way out of Flint, Michigan.

The cop discusses the concern over labor organizer problems and lets him them go on to Grand Rapids. This seems to be an unrelated concern until Lefty gives him a box to hold while the cop talks to them. Bud is fearful of "box" that he must hold. Lefty explains how...

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