What does Lefty Lewis tease his daughter about?
He learns about trainman work and redcaps. Lefty teases his daughter about her cooking, and she hits him with a spoon.
Why did Bud almost start crying when he got there?
Why did Bud almost start crying when he got to where he was going to hide? He was hungry, and didn’t know where his next meal was coming from. He missed his mom, after thinking about remembering memories.
Why did Bud eat his apple really slowly?
Why did Bud eat his apple really slowly? Because as soon as he is done from it the man will start to ask him too many questions. What new characters are introduced in chapter 11?
How is Bud Not Buddy smart?
On the inside, Bud is clever and determined. We know Bud is clever because of his Rules and Stuff for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar out of Yourself. When we’re reading the rules, we have to laugh because he has a funny way of expressing himself.
What does Bud do with his mom’s picture?
Bud mentions that it has been so long since he’s witnessed his mother’s smile that he doesn’t know whether to laugh or cry when he looks at her picture. Bud then receives a used saxophone from Steady Eddie, and he takes his sax and the picture of his mother to his new room in Herman’s home.
Why is it helpful for Bud to pretend he is asleep?
Why is it helpful for Bud to pretend he is asleep? Because he can eavesdrop with the conversation between Lefty and his daughter and possibly hear something about his father.
What did Bud say the band should be called?
What did Bud say the band should be called? Miss Thomas and the Dusky Devastators of the Depression and a Mean Old Guy on the Giant Fiddle.
Why did Bud think Lefty Lewis was a vampire?
Bud exclaims that he knows the man is a vampire because he has human blood with him. After a moment the man introduces himself as Lefty Lewis. He gives Bud back the pop and teases him about the car and the blood and having a little peanut head.
Why did Bud Fill the jar with water?
After Bud escapes a swarm of attacking hornets in the shed, he sneaks back into the Amos’ house to get revenge on Todd. Bud quietly fills a glass with warm water and sneaks into Todd’s room while he is asleep. Bud puts Todd’s fingers in the glass and hopes that it will make Todd pee his bed.
Why did Bud get rid of the gun?
Why did Bud get rid of the gun? It had his fingerprints on it. He didn’t want the Amos family to shoot him.
Why does Bud pay attention to the way Mr Lewis drives the car?
Why does Bud pay close attention to the way Mr. Lewis drives a car? Bud pays close attention to him to see if Lefty Lewis is a vampire and so next time Bud can know how to drive and run off. According to Bud’s rule number 29, what should you do when you wake up but aren’t sure where you are?
Who does bud think is following them?
Who does Bud think is following them? The FBI; he decides that the name “Lefty is an alias. You just studied 9 terms!
Why doesn’t Bud cry when he tells his father that he is his son?
Why doesn’t Bud cry when he tells his “father” that he is his son? Bud doesn’t cry when he meets his father because “his eyes don’t cry no more” and he doesn’t want the men in the band to think he is a baby.
What food does Mr Lewis bribe bud with to get in his car?
What food does Mr. Lewis bribe Bud with to get him to come out of hiding? A mustard or baloney sandwich and a bottle of red pop. Bud told Mr.
How did Bud know he was going to be safe?
How did Bud know he was going to be safe? He had never heard of a vampire that could drive a car and had never seen one that had such a good sense of humor.
What life changing event happened to Bud?
Answer: Main event 2: Bud having the pencil stuck up his nose and retaliating. That led to him being locked up in the shed, which led to him running away.
Is Herman E Calloway Bud’s father?
Herman E. Calloway is the grandfather of Bud Caldwell and the estranged father of Bud’s mother, Angela Janet Caldwell.
Why does Bud think ideas are like trees?
Bud thinks that ideas are like trees because they have the potential to grow, just like trees grow from tiny seeds. To Bud, an idea is like a seed. It has the potential to grow into reality.
Why does Bud think the man is carrying the blood in his car?
He is afraid that they are always around. According to him, “The only kind of people who would carry human blood around in a car were vampires!”. So he thinks that Lefty Lewis is actually a vampire. Hence, as soon as he gets inside the car, he steals it and tries to drive it off to escape the trouble.
What are buds character traits?
Bud is brave and perceptive, Herman E. Calloway is gruff and disagreeable, and Miss Thomas is nurturing.
Why did Bud think Herman E Calloway was his father?
For the majority of the story, Bud believes that his father’s name is Herman Calloway, who happens to be a famous musician living in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Bud comes to the conclusion that Herman is his father because his mother kept old flyers of Herman’s past performances, which Bud keeps inside his suitcase.
What momma makes Bud worry about ghosts?
What saying of Momma’s makes Bud worry about ghosts? Her saying “when one door closes, another door opens” makes him think of ghosts because he thinks ghosts must be opening the doors.
Is Bud Not Buddy a true story?
The historical fiction novel Bud, Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis, is the story of ten year old orphan Bud’s quest to try to find his father in Michigan during the Great Depression. It is often difficult for students to discern fact from the author’s fiction in historical fiction.
Why does lefty predict that Bud will have trouble sitting down?
So, Lefty isn’t a labor organizer, but he is delivering flyers to organize a sit-down strike. Lefty tells Bud the sit-down strike is happening so that the big bosses won’t be able replace striking workers with other workers. (If the workers are sitting down on the job, there won’t be any room for new workers.)
How would you describe Bud Not Buddy?
Character – Bud, Not Buddy. Bud is a ten year-old African American living in Flint, Michigan. He has overcome many life challenges; his mother died, his foster home was mean to him, he ran away to find his father. Bud has many distinct traits; he it smart, brave, curious, and strong.