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

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

Kenny describes the social hierarchy at Clark Elementary School, where he goes to school. A kid named Larry Dunn is the big hot shot of the 4th grade. However, Byron is more like the god of the whole school. Kenny notes that being Byron's brother doesn't exactly keep him from getting bullied, but it does help. One time, for example, Kenny finds a dollar and shows it to Larry Dunn, who splits it with him. Kenny knows that if Bryon weren't his brother, Larry would have kept the whole dollar to himself.

Kenny is the kind of kid other kids like to tease. For starters, he likes to read. This makes the teachers at school believe he is smart. They take him around to different classrooms to read aloud, as an example to the other...

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