Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson RawlsI read this book in 4th grade. One day I was waiting for class when an obnoxious boy decided it would be a good idea to take it. I informed him that it was my favorite book in the whole wide world and if he didnt give it back that hed be sorry. He then threatened to tear the book in half. With that I walked over to him, hit him over the head with my cast (I had broken my wrist a few weeks prior), took my book and calmly walked away.
I think that a book that inspires someone to violence in the 4th grade is worth reading, dont you?
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Where the Red Fern Grows
Where the Red Fern Grows is a children's novel by Wilson Rawls about a boy who buys and trains two Redbone Coonhound hunting dogs. He rescues, feeds, and eventually releases the stray, allowing it to return home. The experience reminds Billy of his childhood in the Ozark Mountains of Oklahoma. He wants a dog , but declines his parents' offer of a collie after seeing a magazine ad for a Kentucky kennel that sells Redbone Coonhounds. Billy's dogs are delivered to the freight depot in Tahlequah.
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Sign in. Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs. Where the Red Fern Grows is a great book about the adventurous story a young boy and his dream for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs. Set in the Ozark Mountains during the Great Depression, Billy Coleman works hard and saves his earnings for 2 years to achieve his dream of buying two coonhound pups. He develops a new trust in God as he faces overwhelming challenges in adventure and tragedy roaming the river bottoms of Cherokee country with Old Dan and Little Ann.
The adult Billy Colman narrates his childhood memories. Living with his Papa and Mama and three sisters in the Ozark Mountains in Oklahoma, all year-old Billy wants is two hounds with whom he can hunt "coons" racoons. His family cannot afford them, however, so Billy works odd jobs for two years and saves up the money to buy them. Only then does he tell his plan to his Grandpa , who helps arrange the purchase. After an initial adventure in which they scare off a mountain lion, Billy and his two hounds - a small, intelligent female dog he names Little Ann and a stronger, determined male dog he calls Old Dan - are inseparable. They learn all the angles of coon hunting and make a great team; no wily coon can outsmart Little Ann, and Old Dan is strong and sure.