Defend if Bud does or does not act his age in the chapter.
Book: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis — Ch. 12
What does the phrase “I felt like someone had cut a light on inside me” show the reader about how Bud is feeling?
Which detail gives another example of how Bud was feeling in Part A?
Does Bud act his age in this chapter? Or does he act more mature for his age? Support your answer with two to three examples from the chapter.
Bud says, “The idea that had started as a teeny-weeny seed in a suitcase was now a mighty maple.” What does Bud mean by this statement? Where have we seen this idea before? Why does Christopher Paul Curtis repeat this idea?
to be able to find solutions to difficult situations or problems
secret or private
to describe something as larger or greater than it is
a person's relatives