The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 - Chapter 2, Give My Regards to Clark, Poindexter Summary & Analysis

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Chapter 2, Give My Regards to Clark, Poindexter Summary

At Clark Elementary School, Larry Dunn is the bully who rules the kindergarten through fourth grade. He is only outranked by Byron Watson and his friend Buphead, sixth-graders who don't care about the younger kids. Once, Kenny finds a dollar, and Larry tells him it must be fifty cents that Larry dropped that got together with another fifty cents. Larry makes Kenny break the dollar and give him half. Kenny is convinced that the only reason Larry didn't take it all is because By is Kenny's brother.

Kenny loves to read, which makes teachers treat him differently and makes other kids make fun of him. Two years previously, when Kenny is in second grade, his teacher takes him to the fifth-grade class to read passages from Langston Hughes and show the...

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