"I saw myself with my lazy eye still being lazy and my face looking so sad I slammed my eyes shut and started crying. I even fell off the toilet. Byron caught me and set me on the floor." Page: 199 The way the author used word choice helped the imagery.
"Momma and Dad didn't know I was in the living room. We'd been back Flint for a couple of weeks." Page: 191Dialect is used to express the style of the book or the way the author writes.
"Byron even started sleeping on the couch at night. Right after Momma and Dad went to bed and I crawled behind there he'd come out with his pillow and blanket." Page: 197The theme is Family should care for each other.