The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 - Study Guide Chapter 4, Froze-Up Southern Folks Summary & Analysis

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Momma, being from the south, thinks cold is deadly. She dresses the kids in many, many layers of sweaters and coats in the winter, so much so that by the time the last layer is on they can barely move. Kenny is in charge of helping Joey out of her clothes when they get to school. It takes a long time and neither one of them likes getting all hot. One day, Joey asks Momma not to have to wear so many layers, but Momma tells her it is too cold. Kenny then asks Byron if he has any ideas. Byron decides to help him out. He tells Joey and Kenny an elaborate story about how the garbage trucks really aren't garbage trucks, but instead they go around picking up the dead, frozen bodies on the sidewalk every morning. He tells...

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