Growing up is a big part of life and we need to respect that people change a lot
He's so moody!
Fear can led to a great imagination that come with adventures
It's not what's on the outside that matters, it's what's on the inside that matters the most.
Scout's thoughts: "Jem was twelve. He was difficult to live with, inconsistent, moody. His appetite was appalling, and he told me so many times to stop pestering him I consulted Atticus: 'Reckon he's got a tapeworm?' Atticus said no, Jem was growing.I must be patient with him and disturb him as little as possible."
Jem: "'When I went back for my breeches-they were all in a tangle when I was gettin' out of 'em, I couldn't get 'em loose. When I went back-' Jem took a deep breath. 'When I went back, they were folded across the fence ... like they were expecting' me.'"
Scout's thoughts: "Jem scooped up a armful of dirt, patted it into a mound on which he added another load, and another until he had constructed a torso." Scout:"'Jem I ain't ever heard of a nigger snowman,' I said." Jem: "' he won't be black long,' he grunted."