Chapter 15 Summary

Bud rides with Miss Thomas to a big house that she calls "Grand Calloway Station." Although he is still embarrassed about crying at the restaurant, Bud knows that he is going to have to talk again sooner or later, so he asks about the house's name. Kindly, Miss Thomas explains:

there were so many different people in and out of here at so many different hours of the day and night that it reminded [Herman Calloway] of that train station in New York City, Grand Central Station. The name kind of stuck.

Inside, Miss Thomas takes Bud upstairs to the room where he will be sleeping. The room has a bed and a window on one side; two little doors, which are obviously closets, are on the...

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