The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 - Chapter 3, The World's Greatest Dinosaur War Ever Summary & Analysis

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Chapter 3, The World's Greatest Dinosaur War Ever Summary

The older new boy from the bus, Rufus Fry, turns out to be in Kenny's class, and the teacher sits them together, to Kenny's annoyance. Kenny is afraid the class will tease both of them twice as much. At lunch, Rufus comes up and talks to Kenny, and Kenny gives Rufus one of his mother's peanut butter sandwiches. Rufus saves half for his younger brother Cody. Rufus asks about Kenny's lazy eye and comments on how fat and slow the squirrels are, telling Kenny that he and his brother used to hunt squirrels for food in Arkansas. Kenny is disbelieving that Rufus has shot a gun before.

Rufus starts sitting with Kenny on the bus every day, and Kenny shares his sandwiches during every lunch. Rufus starts coming over to Kenny's...

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