Her father was in jail and her mother wouldn't get out of bed.
Her parents died in a car accident.
Her parents thought she hated the city and would enjoy living in the country.
She needed to get away from the kids in her old school who were bullying her.
Howard told her it was a code word to remind herself to simmer down.
You can make a wish every time someone says, "pineapple."
Her wish is to take a trip to Hawaii.
She is like a pineapple - prickly on the outside, but sweet on the inside.
A map to keep track of the places they had searched
Dog treats that he baked
A whistle made from an acorn cap
A dog house
The same thing every time, although she doesn't tell what that is
To get a million dollars
To live in a mansion with a swimming pool
To be in the high reading group at school
She shoved her right off the seat and into the aisle.
She asked her for some Bible bucks.
She complimented her on her hair.
She gave her a candy bar.
Crackers and peanut butter
Peaches with ice cream
An old tennis ball
Said something about the way he walked.
Joked about the way he ate his sandwich.
Teased him about having freckles.
Asked about his sister's illness.
Charlie was lucky to be there with them.
She was getting married to a boy named Cockroach.
She was going to move to Atlanta and find work as a waitress.
She was allergic to dogs, including Wishbone.
His brother Lenny took it.
He asked Bertha to mail it for him.
It burned in the fireplace.
It fell into a puddle.
She knocked over a boy who was mocking Howard's up-down walk.
She kicked Audrey in the shins.
She brought Wishbone with her.
She cussed at the teacher.