Where the Red Fern Grows

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Where the Red Fern Grows

''I've been out in storms like this before, all by myself. I've never left my dogs in the woods, and I'm not going to now, even if I have to look for them myself.'" pg. 199"I knelt down and put my arms around them. I knew that if it hadn't been for their loyalty and unselfish courage I would have probably been killed by the slashing claws of the devil cat. 'I don't know how I'll ever pay you back for what you've done,' I said, 'but I'll never forget it.'" pg. 230 "I'm sure the red fern has grown and has completely covered the two little mounds. I know it is still there, hiding its secret beneath those long, red leaves, but it wouldn't be hidden from me for part of my life is buried there too. Yes, I know it is still there, for in my heart I believe the legend of the sacred red fern." pg. 249

This book, "Where the Red Fern Grows," is an exciting story about a boy and two dogs. Each night, they get ready for hunting raccoons. I like how the author writes sad scenes very well. It always makes me wonder what happens next. At the end of the book is the most exciting and sad part. Sometimes, I wish it has a happier ending. This book is for readers that likes adventrous books.

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Billy is a teenage boy who lives in the Ozark Mountains with his family. They were very poor. However, Billy really wants two hunting dogs that his family cannot afford. So, he spends two years of hardwork and finally, got his pups. Billy's dogs are one of the smartest dogs in the country. They went in a compitition. Billy and his dogs won, but terrible events happened, too. For a while, everything went well. But, one night, while they were hunting, they encountered something they never expected. All of these sad events make this book extrodinary and unforgettable. Always remember, work hard and you will succeed.

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Age Range: 9-11Grade Level: 5th GradeReading Level: 5.4Number of pages: 249 Publisher: Doubleday

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By: Wilson Rawls

RECOMMENDATIONIf you like this book, you may also like "Old Yeller," "Hatchet," or "Number the Stars."

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Where the Red Fern Grows


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