The Watsons Go To Birmingham

The Watsons Go To Birmingham

The Watsons go to Birmingham is a novel about a family named the Watsons living a very cold life in Flint, Michigan. The mom in dad have two boys Byron,14 and Kenny,10 they also have a daughter named Joetta(they call her Joey for short) . The dad is a Flint native and the mom is from Birmingham,Alabama. Whenever something bad having to do the cold happens the mom would go on about how she should have listened to her mom and got married with Moses ?Ham bone? Henderson . The dad would then start talking about him by telling his kids about how he got his name Ham bone. He would say that was the shape of his head, a ham bone. He would tell his kids that they were lucky that they?re mom didn?t marry Ham bone Henderson because they would be little hambonnets. Everyone laughed at the dad jokes but Byron. He was almost 15 and felt he should be more mature and should act like an adult instead of a kid.
A really funny part of the book was at the beginning of the story when the dad

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