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What month did they leave for the trip in?
How did Lizzy's father die?
What year did they get lost in the middle of winter?
What did Lizzie make Tim as a Christmas present?
They took blankets and put them on spruce branches
How did they make their beds while camping?
In Speculator on a trip to buy winter supplies
How did Lizzy's father meet Pauline Hood?
By Indian lake outside of Albany
Where do they live?
-she remembers everything she hears
-she loves the outdoors
What are two characteristics of Lizzy?
Lizzy is one year older then Tim
How far apart in age are Tim and Lizzy?
Tim could run faster, but Lizzy knew the shortcuts. Tim was stronger, but Lizzy knew how to use a lever. Tim could swim faster, but Lizzy could swim farther. Tim usually won.
How did fighting often go between Tim and Lizzy?
A strong women whose only interests lay in the kitchen, garden, and the bank. She was very careful with money.
How does Lizzy describe Miss Pauline?
Take what you need, use it all, and leave some for the next person.
What lesson does Indian Pete teach Lizzy?
How much does Lizzy's father pay for the Tin Lizzie (Ford Model T)?
Tourists were going to ruin the fishing and scare away the deer.
Why was Lizzy's father worried in 1921?
When winter comes on so sudden that the animals aren't ready for it. Most of them die because they can't feed themselves.
What is Winterkill?
They were going to take the model T in on that old logging trail to Beaver Creek. Then they would drift down to Beaver Creek in about 2 to 3 days, and that would bring them to big Wolf Lake. they could see big deer herds all along the way. Then they would pull up on stag Island for a couple of days to fish and enjoy themselves. Then they would go back up to Tupper Lake. They would leave the canoe on big wolf for fishing next spring.
What is Michael's plan?
When they got back from the trip, he was going to borrow Hod Taylor's truck, and Pete and him would drive to pick it up?
How was Michael going to get the Ford out?
Book of stories by Mark Twain
What stories did Lizzy often recite?
They were crossing a ravine on a large fallen tree.
How did Lizzy hurt her ankle?
They were making good progress until Lizzy hurt her ankle. They had to stay at a camp shot for 10 days. By then snow had already fallen.
When did things not go Tim and Lizzy's way?
Tim built a small four- sided pen with four posts and branches tied between them, making a square with the branches about a foot off the ground. He used beans as bait for the lure in the turkey.
How did they catch the turkey?
How much taller was Tim then Lizzy?
In a steel trap
How did they trap the geese?
They were almost suffocated by carbon monoxide because they had left no windows or the door open and they kept the fire running.
What almost killed Tim and Lizzy in the cabin besides the winter?
-15 feet long
-50 inches wide
How long and wide was the canoe?
The northern lights
What did Lizzy's father show her and Tim on the trip?
She had a thick sheet of birch bark and she wrote on it with a stick of charred wood from an old fire
How did Lizzy make her calendar?
It was full of nutrients
Why did Lizzy want to save the turkey's blood?
Hemlock was poisonous. She remember a Greek named Socrates who was forced to drink it and died.
Why was Lizzy upset with Tim for getting hemlock mixed in with spruce needles?
Hemlock grow in spirals and are flatter than other pines
What is the difference between hemlock and spruce needles?
They were rich in essential oil
Why were nuts important?
The weather was getting colder
Why did they never have a problem with food spoiling?
They could see what they could and couldn't do
Why was it a good thing Lizzy sprained her ankle?
He missed the raccoon and underestimated the recoil, and the pistol had bucked bad, bruising his thumb.
What happened when Tim tried to shoot the raccoon with his father's pistol?
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