The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 - Chapter 15, The World-Famous Watson Pet Hospital Summary & Analysis

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Chapter 15, The World-Famous Watson Pet Hospital Summary

The Watsons leave for Flint the night of the bombing. The police say two white men in a car threw the bomb into the church, or set it to go off on a timer, and it killed four little girls. The family keeps the bombing a secret from Joey. Momma and Dad are worried about Kenny. For hours at a time, he hides behind the couch. Though Kenny told the family he didn't leave the house until Joey came back, Momma and Dad suspect Kenny may have gone into the church.

By calls the area behind the couch the World-Famous Watson Pet Hospital, because when a cat or dog is sick, it hides behind the couch and either gets better or dies. Kenny believes there are magic powers behind the couch that the...

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