Setting On a potato farm in Jackson, Wyoming In the month of October
Characters Little Willy - determined Searchlight - energetic
Summary In chapter 2, Little Willy decides to plant some potatoes and dig them up to pay off Grandfather’s taxes. He wants to sell them to Mr. Leeks. He wants to find some horses to pull the plow but no one lets him borrow a horse. So, he lets Searchlight help pull it.
Character Little Willy -explorative Search Light - energetic
Summary Chapter 5 is about Little Willy trying to find a way to pay off the taxes. Little Willy finds a poster about a dogsled race. Then he finds out how much the race pays if you win. You could win $500.00.
Characters Stone Fox - silent Little Willy - helpful
Summary This chapter is about Little Willy meeting Stone Fox. When Little Willy met the Samoyed, Stone Fox came out of the shadow and whacked Little Willy in the face. Little Willy had a HUGE mark on his eye.
Setting On a cold afternoon in Jackson, Wyoming
Characters Searchlight courageous Stone Fox caring
Summary In this chapter, Searchlight, little Willy’s dog, dies when she is racing to get $500 for Grandpa to get better and pay the taxes. Searchlight dies 10 ft. from the finish line and Stone Fox lets little Willy win.