Finding a knife stuck in the bark of a sycamore.
Going camping with his grandpa.
Finding a sportsman's magazine.
Going fishing at Shannon Ford.
Selling things to fishermen like crawfish, minnows, and fresh vegetables.
Collecting empty soda bottles for their deposits.
Picking berries to sell.
Amazed and teary eyed.
Angry saying it was fool thing to do.
Sad knowing how much the dogs cost.
Confused because the money could have been used for a new iPad.
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The mail buggy would deliver the pups all the way to his grandpa's store for $10.00.
You need a special license to own hunting hounds.
The price of dogs had gone up in the past two years by $10.00.
The person selling the pups had moved and could no longer be reached.
Grandpa had ordered the pups and the price had gone down.
Overalls for his papa
Cloth for his mama
Candy for his sisters
A new plow for the field
A two barreled gun
Slide down the pipe
Ride the teeter-totter
Play with the children
Play a game of chess with Mr. Hanely.
They laughed at him.
They were amazed by him being such a good hunter.
They offered to clean him up and feed him.
They feared him and screamed "Godzilla! Godzilla!" when he entered the town.
He was swarmed by girls because of his uncanny resemblance to Justin Bieber.
The Great Depression.
Near the Illinois River.
At his grandpa's store
At a schoolhouse in Talequah
At a train depot in Talequah
Carry them in a box
Carry them in a gunny sack
Put a leash around their necks and lead them home
Two old women
A teacher from the schoolhouse
One of the kids pulled one of his dog's ears
Some school kids called Billy names
A boy stomped on Billy's bare foot and made it bleed
The mayor of Talequah
A candy bar
A bottle of pop
In a grove of apple trees
In a campground
In a cave
The boy pup
The girl pup