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Choctaw Bigfoot, Midnight in the Mountains

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 16

Author

Tim
Tingle

Appeared in

Flying Lessons & Other Stories

Story Summary

Turtle Kid's mother said you couldn't believe anything his Uncle Kenneth said. But their whole Choctaw family knew she really didn't mean it. He was just the best storyteller ever, and at their family gatherings he loved to tell the story of the Naloosha Chitto, the big hairy man. Once he started, all of Turtle Kid's cousins rushed over in hopes of being frightened or hearing newly discovered details. "Naloosha Chitto, the big hairy man of Choctaw country stood right in front of the car." "Oh no"...