Bud not buddy book chapter 8

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Chapter 8 Quiz - Bud, Not Buddy - The Novel

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Bud Not Buddy Chapter 8

Free summary and analysis of Chapter 8 in Christopher Paul Curtis's Bud, Not Buddy that won't make you snore. We promise.

Bud, Not Buddy

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Bud is surprised when his friend from the orphanage, Bugs, sneaks up on him and finds him. They are able to play a bit of catch up and Bud tells of what has been going on with him since he left. He gets to recount the fight with Todd Amos, as it has preceded him at the Home and Bugs has already heard what a fight it was. The boys "slob-promised" to be brothers as they planned to jump trains the next morning so they may be on their way to Chicago. They run across a "cardboard jungle," which is a name for a homeless gathering of people who eat and sleep together to share the few resources that they have. He is happy to have talked with Bugs again, and runs across a cute girl in all the chaos. Browse all BookRags Study Guides.

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The book received the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature. Bud Caldwell is a ten-year-old orphan, living in Flint, Michigan , in Since the death of his mother four years earlier, Bud has been living in an orphanage and had short stints in several foster homes.

Bud, Not Buddy. He jumped up and held his breath because he knew whatever made that noise was trying to sneak up on him. Then, suddenly, whatever it was that was hiding jumped right on top of me! I was stuck underneath. I was so scared. But then, suddenly I realized it was Bugs!

All rights reserved. He grabs his knife and is about to attack the person, but the person pounces on him and traps him under his blanket. The person says he's sorry if the guy under the blanket isn't Bud from the Home. Thrilled that he recognizes Bugs's voice, Bud tells him he almost got stabbed. Bugs is startled, too, and says he only did that because Bud sleeps with his knife open and he didn't want to get sliced.

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  1. Bud hears a stick snap and is worried that someone is sneaking up on him; he has been sleeping under a tree outside the library. A body.

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