When Zachary Beaver Came To Town by: Kimberly Willis Holt
In the beginning of the story we are introduced to Toby. Toby lives in a small town. One day a new boy, Zachary Beaver arrives.
Toby and cal are in line to see the worlds fattest boy, Zachary Beaver.
Cal and Toby befriend Zachary. They are able to talk Zachary into leaving his house. They all go to the drive-in movie. This is Zachary's first time out of his trailer.
They found out that Cal's brother Wayne had died, everyone's so upset. Toby doesn't show up at his funeral but instead Toby goes to see Zachary Beaver. Cal is mad at Toby, and their friendship is broken.
After Toby didn't go to Wayne's funeral, Toby’s father steps in, and helps Toby and Cal understand each other and make amends.