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 asks if Byron is really going to be left in Alabama, and suggests driving part of the way down just to scare him. Daniel says that there are things which Byron must learn that he cannot learn in Flint. He tells Kenny that, on account of the...
Rufus becomes the new target of all the bully kids, which takes the pressure off Kenny.
That would be a simile.