She's a pixie-sized girl whose father owns the funeral parlor. She has a good sense of humor, and is one tough and smart cookie. We like this girl already.
Another flashback, this time to when Jack and Bunny first met. Bunny's contemplating taking a casket to school for show-and-tell. When she notices that Jack is a little squeamish about the subject, she amps things up by talking about how cremation "burn[s] people to a crisp" (5.6).
She oh-so-kindly tries to help Jack get over his fear by making him touch a corpse. Um, not so much. Jack is so horrified that he runs straight out of the funeral parlor—with Bunny laughing all the way.
Back to the present: Bunny gives Jack Mrs. Slater's dentures as a joke. She tells him a creepy (and probably untrue) story: that Mrs. Slater had been found by the firemen when she was still alive, and that she was clacking out "Help me" in Morse code with the dentures (5.34)
Aaaaand: here's another bloody nose.
Jack's mother shows up at the ball field, stinking mad at Jack for leaving the house.
The world's most humiliating chase ensues: a teenage boy, nose spouting blood, getting chased around the ball field by his mom. We might have to leave the room, we're so embarrassed.
His mother finally catches him at home plate, and hauls him off home.
Jack is worried that he's never going to live down this humiliating incident, like in the case of his cousin Bruce—now forever known as "Wee-Wee" because of an unfortunate childhood urination accident. Jack's new nickname? "Headless Turkey Boy" (5.52).
Ultimately, Jack gets grounded for the entire summer. Not very awesome.
On the upside, his mother agrees that he can help out Miss Volker whenever she needs it. Super fun summer, right?