Billy worked hard and saved his money for two years. Is there anything that you would be willing to do this for? If so, what?

Describe Billy's trip to Tahlequah. Why did he go there? What did he buy for his mother, father and sisters? How did people treat him?

What happened the first night that Billy had his dogs?

What was the bet that Billy made with Rubin and Rainie?

Why did Billy not want to kill the ghost racoon?

Vocabulary

Chapters 1-7

allot
cur

fester

grit

mull

muster

wily
Chapters 8-14

begrudgingly

belligerent

destine

droning

leering

limber

nonchalantly

sidle

slough

smirk
Chapters 15-20

flinty

haggard

lithe

mortal

predatory

scourge