The Question and Answer section for The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Kenny often gets teased about his lazy-eye.
Byron learns the lesson that there are repurcussions for our actions.... sometimes we do things without forethought that we can't take back. Byron's thoughtless actions directly caused the death of the dove.
The family is fixing up the "brown bomber", also known as the family car.