Grandma Sands's house
Grandma Sands's friend
She thinks it doesn't look like her because it is too old looking.
She thinks it doesn't look like her because it is white.
She thinks it doesn't look like her because it has brown eyes.
She thinks it doesn't look like her because it has dimples.
In her closet
On a bookshelf
In her sock drawer
Under the bed
Byron sleeps in their room to prevent him from running away.
Byron sleeps in their room because they are going to miss him while he is in Birmingham.
Byron sleeps in their room so he will stop teasing Kenny.
Byron sleeps in their room so he can talk them out of sending him away.
He set the heater on high.
He kept staring at the road.
He played the same song over and over again.
He hummed like a vacuum.
Momma was wasting paper towels.
Momma commented on how much Grandma Sands was like Byron.
Momma kept questioning Grandma Sands about Mr. Robert.
Momma wouldn't pick up Kenny's spoon for him.
The way Byron kept saying, "Yes ma'am" this and "No, ma' am" that.
"Instead of King Kong and Godzilla it was like King Kong and Bambi."
"I ain't gonna have her death on my hands."
"Byron kept his head down."
He presented chronological list.
He explained a cause and its effect.
He compared and contrasted life in Flint to life in Birmingham.
He made a generalization about houses in Birmingham.
He has stubble growing on his chin.
He said he was tired of looking at the kids' sour faces.
He hardly ever talked for long without stopping.
He was listening to country music.
"The lights knocked some of the darkness out of the way..." pg. 147
"Byron acted like he was going to throw up." pg. 147
"Wiggle your fingers in it." pg. 147
"It feels like you're running your fingers through silk." pg 147
Daniel wants to keep driving, but Wilona has planned specific stops for their trip.
Daniel wants to keep driving, but Wilona is worried about Grandma Sands not being ready for them if they arrive too early.
Daniel is tired and wants to stop, but Wilona thinks they should keep driving so they can save some money.
Daniel had joked about Momma's plans with Mr. Johnson, and Wilona had found out and was mad.
Grandma Sands is old and he thinks she will smell in the summer heat.
Grandma Sands is old and he thinks she will not keep up with the house cleaning.
Grandma Sands doesn't have indoor plumbing.
Grandma Sands has an outhouse instead of a toilet in the house.
Develop the character
He believes that Byron will torture his poor, sweet grandmother.
He believes that Byron will attempt to runaway and return to Flint.
He believes that Byron will be tortured by their mean grandmother.
He believes that Byron will get in just as much trouble there as he does in Flint.
A picture of an angel in the clouds
A picture of a boy and a dog
A picture of a girl and a kitten
A picture of a girl and a boy