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What was in the shed in 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” hanging from the ceiling. After concocting a plan, Bud decides to use a rake that he finds in the shed as a weapon.
Why does Bud have to sleep in the shed Bud Not Buddy?
Amos earlier, which embarrassed Bud. Bud understands how embarrassing it is to be labeled a bed-wetter, and he decides to seek revenge on Todd for sticking a pencil up his nose, beating him up, calling him Buddy, and lying to Mrs. Amos who made Bud sleep in the shed.
Why did Bud feel age six was a bad time?
Why did Bud feel that age six was “a bad time”? Grownups didn’t think children were cute at age six and also their teeth start falling out at that age. In what way did Bud get his revenge?
Does Bud stay in the shed all night?
Bud is put in the shed after he has an altercation with the Amos’ son. Being locked in the shed for the night is Bud’s punishment. There is only one window in the shed.
Why did Bud Fill the jar with water?
Why did Bug fill the jar with water? He needed some water for later, when he left. He wanted to soak his dentures. He wanted to make Todd Pee in the bed.
Why was the blue flyer important to bud?
These sit at the very bottom of the suitcase. The flyers are advertisements for various performances of the jazz musician Herman E. Calloway. They are important to Bud because he strongly suspects that the musician is his father, whom he has never met.
Who is the better liar bud or Todd?
The truth is that Todd had awakened Buddy by shoving a pencil up his nose as far as he could shove it. Then, being bigger and stronger, when Buddy punched him, he beat the younger boy silly. Buddy is actually impressed with Todd Amos, who he recognizes is a better liar than he is.
Why did Bud make Todd pee the bed?
Todd falls to his knees pretending to catch his breath as if he were being attacked. Mrs. Amos is furious and scolds Bud for hitting Todd, who lies by saying that he had come in to remind Bud to pee in the toilet because he looks like he will wet the bed. Amos hates bed wetters.
Why did Bud almost start crying when he got to where he was going to hide?
Why did Bud almost start crying when he got to where he was going to hide? He was hungry, and didn’t know where his next meal was coming from.
Who does bud think the person on the flyer is?
Bud incorrectly assumes the man in the flyer is his father because of a distant memory. Before Bud’s mother dies, she sees this particular blue flyer and becomes very distraught at seeing it. Because Bud’s mother becomes upset, Bud thinks that the man mentioned there must be Bud’s father.
Why did Bud get rid of the gun?
Why did Bud get rid of the gun? It had his fingerprints on it. He didn’t want the Amos family to shoot him. He wanted a 45, instead of a shotgun.