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The Blizzard of '98

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6
Page count: 3



Appeared in

Tall Tales from the High Hills

Story Summary

A clever interpretation of the frozen words theme, Hank Huggins decides to ride out the blizzard of '98 at a neighbors cabin and when he returns home the next day his wife is furious that he didn't come home when she called. Turned out her words had frozen on the way over and they both heard them that afternoon when things warmed up.