The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 - Chapter 12, That Dog Won't Hunt No More Summary & Analysis

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Chapter 12, That Dog Won't Hunt No More Summary

The children find Birmingham sweltering hot. By sleeps on the floor to keep cool and is gone when Kenny wakes up in the morning. Kenny sees By, Dad, and Mr. Robert outside talking and goes to join them. By complains about how much Kenny sweated during the night. Dad and Mr. Robert are talking about a dog, who is too old to hunt anymore. Mr. Robert says both he and the dog lost their desire to hunt in their old age. Mr. Robert says the dog, Toddy, was the best coon dog (raccoon hunting dog) in Alabama when he was younger, and people used to pay $100 for breeding rights with him.

Mr. Robert tells a story of how Toddy chased a raccoon into the lake. Mr. Robert found the dog drowned...

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