Chapter 6 page 27

Emmie looks down in silence, then back up at Susan as she continues to explain. Emmie tries out the unfamiliar words, then puts them into sentences to demonstrate their understanding.
Susan: Do you understand, Emmie? Mister Bug isn’t hiding anywhere.
It’s like what happened to my grandma. She stopped working. So did Mister Bug.
No one could fix them.
When someone stops working and can’t be fixed no matter what we do, they are dead. We call it death and dying. 
Emmie: Deff
Dyeee
Susan: That’s right. They died.
Emmie: Susan gwamma naw work neemore. Meester Bug naw work neemore. Dey died.
Susan: Right.