What do you think Mr Watson thinks of Hambone How can you tell?

Watson thinks of Hambone? Mr. Watson probably doesn’t like Hambone because it’s obvious that Mr. Watson is making fun of Hambone.

Who is Hambone in The Watsons Go to Birmingham?

Moses “Hambone” Henderson is one of Wilona Watson’s former boyfriends. Her husband loves to make jokes about “Hambone”.

What happens in chapter 14 of Watsons Go to Birmingham?

Kenny runs in the house and Byron explains that a neighbor just came by and said that someone dropped a bomb on Joey’s church. Byron runs out the door. Kenny stands there for a minute in shock, then he follows Byron and everyone else in Birmingham toward the church. When Kenny gets to the church, it’s complete chaos.

What is Joetta’s nickname?

Joetta is nicknamed Joey. She is the sister of Byron and Kenny. She is a well-mannered young lady. Joetta is considered a big cry baby because whenever Byron gets in trouble she cries and begs her parents not to hurt him.

Who was Hambone Henderson?

Moses Henderson, or “Hambone” Henderson, to give him his unflattering nickname, came very close to marrying Mrs. Watson. Apparently, “Hambone” got his nickname because he had a head shaped like a hambone, with “more knots on his head than a dinosaur”.

Who Is Moses Henderson in The Watsons Go to Birmingham?

Moses Henderson was a young man from Birmingham, Alabama who tried to convince Wilona not to marry Daniel. Daniel calls him “Hambone” because his head is as big as a hambone.

What grade is Byron Watson?

Byron Watson:

Byron is thirteen years old, but is still in elementary school, due to his being held back at least one grade.

How would you describe Byron Watson?

Byron Watson is a very cruel, selfish, troublesome character in the book, “The Watsons Go to Birmingham- 1963” by Christopher Paul Curtis. When the Watsons travel to Birmingham, Alabama to drop him off to their Grandma Sands to set Byron straight, Byron is changed forever.

What were they called the Weird Watsons?

Why did some kids call Kenny and Joetta the “Weird Watsons?” (Sample response: Because they looked like mummies when they were all bundled up in their winter coats.)

Why do the Watsons Go to Birmingham?

The Watsons Go to Birmingham is the story of the Watson family of Flint, Michigan and their experiences traveling down to Birmingham, Alabama in an effort to fix the problems present in one of their children.

Why did Byron throw up and cry?

Take the bird incident for example. Byron throws stolen cookies at a mourning dove perched on a telephone wire. … Then he actually hits the bird and kills it (with a cookie), and suddenly he’s so upset that he’s throwing up and crying uncontrollably.

What kind of person is Byron Watson?

Byron Watson is a very cruel, selfish, troublesome character in the book, “The Watsons Go to Birmingham- 1963” by Christopher Paul Curtis. When the Watsons travel to Birmingham, Alabama to drop him off to their Grandma Sands to set Byron straight, Byron is changed forever.

Why did Byron straighten his hair?

In chapter 7 of The Watsons Go to Birmingham, Byron learns that he can’t pull one over on his parents. He gets his hair straightened, which they also call a process, a do, a butter, and a conk. Byron had it done because his friend Buphead had one and he wanted to look like a Mexican.

Why are Mr and Mrs Watson so worried about Kenny?

Why are Mr. and Mrs. Watson so worried about Kenny? They’re worried about Kenny because of what he saw the church and when they got back home he has been missing and gone for long periods of time.

When did the Watsons leave Birmingham?

The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963 is a historical-fiction novel by Christopher Paul Curtis. First published in 1995, it was reprinted in 1997.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963.
AuthorChristopher Paul Curtis
Publication date1995/1997/2000
OCLC32133739
LC ClassPZ7.C94137 Wat 1995

How did Mrs Watson feel about Byron’s conk hairstyle )?

He got a “conk” (used chemicals) to dye it reddish brown and made it straight, stiff and slick. Momma is unhappy with Byron because he used chemicals on his hair, which is bad for him. He also looks ridiculous. She told him he couldn’t get his hair done but he disregarded her instruction.

How did Mr Watson punish Byron?

How does Mr. Watson punish Byron? He colors his hair pink. He shaves Byron’s initials in his hair.

Why is momma mad at Dad?

Momma was mad at Dad because he Driven then into a crazy darkless stop instead of a motel.

Why do you think Mrs Watson speaks Southern style when she gets angry?

Why do you think Mrs. Watson speaks “Southern- style” when she is angry? So they know she is serious. It would make Byron regret what he did.

What is the consequence to Byron’s decision do you think it was fair?

I think it was fair because if Byron wanted to do something without his parents permission and it wasn’t physical abuse, then it was a good punishment.

Why do the Watsons think sending Byron to Alabama will help him behave better?

Why do the Watsons think sending Byron to Alabama will help him to behave better? Grandma Sands is very strict and it will teach him that the world is NOT all fun and games. He also won’t have Buphead to get into trouble with.

How did Mrs Watson punish Byron for playing with fire?

Byron gets caught lighting matches for fun (this kid really is a delinquent), and Momma swears that the next time she catches him starting a fire, she will burn him. Yikes!