Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
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True or False?

Snarling means to growl viciously while showing teeth.

True

100

True or False?

Aromatic means to have a nasty smell.

False

100

I am the one person that Billy tells about saving for the dogs

Grandpa

100

How does Billie get to Tahlequah?

He walks

100

True or False?

Timid means having courage or confidence; not easily frightened. 

False

200

True or False?

Coaxing means persistent and gentle persuasion.

True

200

True or False?

Bribery means to persuade someone to act in one's favor, typically illegally or dishonestly, by a gift of money or other inducement. 

True

200

What is the significance of the sportsman's magazine that Billy finds in the abandoned fishermen's camp?

He find the advertisement for the hound puppies that motivates him to work and save up money to buy them.

200

True or False?

A Pang is a painful emotion that builds up over time. 

False. A pang is a sudden sharp pain or painful emotion. 

200

How much did Billy pay for both of his dogs?

$40

300

Was the setting of Chapter 1 in the country or in a larger town/city?

Larger town/city

300

Why won't Billy's parents buy him the dogs that he wants?

Because they are poor and can't afford the money to buy them.

300

List two ways that Billy earns money for the dogs.

Trapping (sells animal skins), catches fish, sells berries, sells vegetables

300

What happened when Billy tried using the slide?

He kept falling over and an old lady was laughing at him.

300

Billy said this puppy was most likely the runt of the litter.

Female puppy

400

What objects caused the narrator to remember his childhood at the end of the Chapter?

Two cups

400

How did Billy and his family get the land that they live on?

His mom has Cherokee blood

400

Why is his grandfather surprised about the money? 

Because he didn't think that Billy would be able to save up enough money.

400

What did Billy buy his mother from the store?

Fabric for her dresses

400

Why was Billy confident that the Mountain Lion would not bother them in the cave?

Because his dad told him that Mountain Lions are scared of fire.

500

Why did the narrator let the dog leave?

Because he thought it was wrong for someone to keep a dog cooped up indoors.

500

Where did Billy keep his KC Baking Powder can while he was saving money?

In the barn

500

What does Billy's grandfather do after he gives him the money?

He cries because he is proud of him and tells Billy that he will purchase the dogs for him with his money.

500

Name three things that Billy saw for the first time when he went to town.

A school, a slide, his reflection, his hounds, a marshall

500

Why did Billy fight the leader of the gang of children with the freckled face?

Because they were making fun of him and pulling the ears of the puppies.

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