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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    In Chapter 16, Miss Thomas tells Bud that he was the topic of a very long conversation between Herman Calloway and the band. She says to Bud that they were talking about him and wanted to know if...

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    I can see why you had a hard time understanding how to do this essay. This assignment is not worded very well, but if you read between the lines you can understand what the teacher is asking. Let...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    In chapter one of Bud, Not Buddy, Bud Caldwell is told that a foster family has been found for him. The foster family would give Bud a new older brother. The orphanage worker is all smiles,...

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    At the beginning of the novel, Bud is sent to live with the Amoses. Bud and Todd Amos have an altercation after Todd sticks a pencil up Bud's nose while he is sleeping. Bud slaps Todd in the face,...

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    The reader finds out near the end of Bud, Not Buddy that the rocks Bud keeps in his suitcase (inside a tobacco bag) “with writing and numbers on them” are actually mementos from each band...

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    Chapter five is your best bet for sentences that are about Bud's mom. It is also the best chapter to find quotes that are spoken by Bud's mom. Bud's mom is dead, so chapter five is mainly a...

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    For me, Bud, Not Buddy helps me better understand the Great Depression because Bud is a kid. Most of times that I have read about the Great Depression, it has been in a textbook. The textbook...

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    This is a tough question, because ultimately Herman Calloway is not Bud's father. Bud will never be able to prove that Mr. Calloway is his father. I'd like to suggest something like a DNA test,...

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    Despite the fact that Bud believes him to be so for almost the entire duration of the book Bud, Not Buddy, Herman Calloway is not Bud's father. Rather, he is his grandfather. Bud is under the...

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    I'm a bit unsure of what exactly you mean by main idea. The question might be asking for a general summary or a general theme. I will briefly go over both. Chapter seven begins with Bud going to...

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    The lecture that Mrs. Amos gives Bud in Bud, Not Buddy is as self-righteous, insulting, and dishonest as her character proves to be. Bud has awoken in his foster home to Todd Amos, his foster...

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    In Chapter 11 of Bud, Not Buddy, Bud finds himself hitchhiking to Flint as a passenger in the car of Mr. "Lefty" Lewis. While Bud is initially afraid of Lefty Lewis because he believes him to be a...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    The window that Bud regrets looking out of is the window of the Amos’ shed. Bud is put in the shed after he has an altercation with the Amos’ son. Being locked in the shed for the night is...

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    The boys were treated quite well when they entered Hooverville. The first group of men that they encountered were friendly toward Bud and Bugs. The men told the boys where they were, and then that...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    Bud describes The Sweet Pea restaurant when the band members take him there after meeting Herman E. Calloway at band practice. They pull up to “a little house” in chapter 13, but the major...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    As in almost every story about an orphan trying to survive during the Great Depression, the conflict in Bud, Not Buddy is one of the orphan vs. society (or the main character of Bud vs. society)....

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    That's a great chapter. It's the chapter where Bud goes into the library to find Miss Hill, and the reader learns Bud's rule about people saying "haven't you heard?" The chapter is also a feast...

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    In Chapter 7, Bud walks into the library and comments that the smell in the library is not like the air anywhere else. He says that the air in the library is always cooler than the air outside and...

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    In Chapter 14, Bud dines with Herman Calloway and his band at the Sweet Pea. As soon as Bud enters the restaurant, he takes a big "snort of air" and says "This must be exactly how heaven smells!"...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    In Chapter 8, Bud and Bugs travel to a "Hooverville" where they meet several compassionate individuals who give them food and a place to spend the night. Hoovervilles were shantytowns in the 1930s...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    Rule number 118 is a long rule. There's actually a couple of parts to it. I'll start with the very last part. They Won’t Take Everything Because If They Did They Wouldn’t Have Anything...

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    In Chapter 5, Bud explains how his mother used to tell him that no matter how bad things look, when one door closes, another door opens. Her advice about doors closing and opening is a metaphor for...

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    In Chapter 5, Bud's mother tells him to remember that no matter how bad things look, "when one door closes, don't worry, because another door opens" (Curtis 43). Angela Caldwell's metaphor...

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    In Chapter 2, Mrs. Amos walks into her son's bedroom and witnesses Todd breathing heavy and acting like he is having an asthma attack. She instantly comes to her son's defense and scolds Bud for...

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    The rule in Chapter 15 that Bud mentions is "Rule Number 28," which is "Gone=dead" (Curtis 178). In Chapter 15, Bud is having a conversation with Miss Thomas about the little girl's room he is...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    Once Bud finally makes his way to find Calloway and the band, the author made the decision to have the band members be the first people to accept Bud. Minutes after they meet him, they offer to...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    In Chapter Nineteen of Bud, Not Buddy, Bud discovers that Herman E. Calloway is his grandfather by showing the grumpy man the picture of his mother that Bud carries around in his suitcase. Calloway...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    At the beginning of Chapter 15, Bud arrives at Herman E. Calloway's home after eating dinner at the Sweet Pea. Bud mentions that Herman's house is big as he grabs his suitcase and hops out of the...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    Bud first tells his readers that his eyes don't cry anymore in chapter one. Already by this point in Bud's life he has been through a lot of hardship. His mom died when he was six years old, and...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    In the novel Bud, Not Buddy, Herman E. Calloway is an old, cantankerous individual who is hard to get along with. He is a famous musician who has lost the love of his life, his daughter. Herman's...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    In Chapter 15, Bud arrives at Grand Calloway Station. Grand Calloway Station is the name of Herman E. Calloway's gigantic home. Miss Thomas explains to Bud that Herman named it that because a long...

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    I wish that I could give you a definitive answer, but that is just not possible. Bud Caldwell doesn't rank his "Rules and Things to Have a Funner Life and Make a Better Liar Out of Yourself." He...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    In Chapter 12, Bud gets a ride from Lefty Lewis to Grand Rapids and is dropped off at the Log Cabin. When Bud walks into the club, he thinks he's spotted his real father, Herman E. Calloway. Bud...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    An external conflict in literature refers to any struggle that the antagonist faces from an outside source. Common external conflicts involve character vs. character, nature, or society. In the...

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    In Chapter 19, the Dusky Devastators of the Depression walk into Grand Calloway Station and tell Bud that they have something for him. Steady Eddie slides a busted up cardboard suitcase in front of...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    There is a fairly simple answer to your question found in chapter 11 in Bud, Not Buddy. Bud keeps the extra trousers that the Sleet family gives him because he is sick of wearing short pants that...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    In Chapter 14, Bud had just finished eating the first sit-down meal at the Sweet Pea when he begins to think of another small idea. Bud says, "sometime in that smells-like-heaven place another...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    Bud is locked in the shed at the back of the Amos’ property by Mrs. Amos because she accuses Bud of beating her son, Todd. While in the shed, Bud sees what he insists is a “vampire bat”...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    The answers to both questions are fairly simple. The answer to the first question about what Bud thinks about his father’s face is one word: old. Bud has just walked into the nightclub on his...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    The book doesn't really say why or how Bud's mother died. What we do know is this: 1)Bud was six and Bud's mother was twenty-six when she died. 2)Bud's mother was sick for six days before she...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    Steady Eddie himself gives Bud two gifts and is instrumental in giving him a third. Shortly after joining the group of musicians, Steady Eddie informs Bud of the rules for being in the band. He...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    In Chapter 13, Bud and Herman E. Calloway's band go out to eat at the Sweet Pea. When Bud enters the restaurant, Jimmy calls him over to sit with him, Herman Calloway, and Miss Thomas. Bud is...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    In Chapter 11, Lefty Lewis drives Bud Caldwell to his daughter's house in Flint, Michigan. Bud spends the night at Mrs. Sleet's house and joins her family for breakfast the next morning. Lefty...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    The word “resourceful” is spoken by Lefty Lewis to Bud in chapter 11 of Bud, Not Buddy because of Bud’s ability to run far away from home. The exact sentence is as follows: You did get...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    Your question has a fairly simple answer: around two million people lost their homes in the Great Depression and became homeless. This is an interesting question because it has more to do with...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    Pullman porters and redcaps both work for the owners of a train. Both of these positions are customer service positions and have nothing to do with operating or driving the train. According to Bud,...

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    Bud attacks the hornet's nest because he is stuck in a dark shed and believes that the dark shape hanging from the ceiling is a vampire bat.

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    Many people help Bud on his way to try and find the man he believes is his father. Bugs, another orphan from the home, hears that Bud is on the run and finds him at the library. Bugs helps Bud to...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    Figurative language is the opposite of literal language. Literal language says exactly what it means. ("That is a big red gumball" is literal.) Figurative language doesn't say exactly what it...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    In Chapter Nine of Bud, Not Buddy, Bud goes to the mission for breakfast, but his "family" (the people who helped him in the food line and provided him with brown sugar for his oatmeal) are not...

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