The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 - Chapter 10, Tangled Up in God's Beard Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10, Tangled Up in God's Beard Summary

The Watsons stop at a rest stop in Ohio with pit toilets. The kids are disgusted. They've never used an outhouse before. Dad and Momma tell Byron to get used to it, because his Grandma only has an outhouse. Dad keeps on driving while the rest fall asleep. Joey lies across the back seat while Kenny and Byron trade off having her head or feet on their laps. Even though Momma had the whole trip planned out perfectly, Dad has other ideas she doesn't know about. He is thinking of driving through the night while everyone sleeps. Kenny knows about this, because he heard Mr. Johnson and Dad talking about it before they left.

They go through Ohio, Kentucky, and into Tennessee. before they get out for a break. The children are afraid of the mountains, the...

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