The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 - Study Guide Chapter 11, Bobo Brazil Meets the Sheik Summary & Analysis

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As it turns out, Dad manages to drive straight through to Alabama, while the family sleeps on and off in the car. Kenny notices that they have been in the car long enough for Dad's whiskers to start growing. Dad sees everyone wake up, so he teases them a little by pretending they are all southern now. He says he's going to give them all southern names. Momma plays along, still a little mad that he messed up her precise planning, but not too much, since they've saved a lot of money by not sleeping in hotels.

When they finally reach Birmingham, Kenny's first observation is that it looks a lot like Flint. He was expecting log cabins, but it has real houses. Momma honks the car horn until Grandma Sands comes out of her house. She...

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