Where the Red Fern Grows is a novel written by Wilson Rawls in 1961 about a boy who buys and trains two Redbone Coonhound hunting dogs. Before leaving work one afternoon, Billy Coleman spots a Redbone Coonhound in a fight with neighborhood dogs. He chases the other dogs away and helps it recover from its wounds. When it is feeling stronger again, he realizes he must set it free, knowing that it will find its way home. This event makes him revisit his past, and the two Redbone coonhounds he had taken care of when he was a boy in the Ozarks. Growing up in the Ozarks with his parents and four...
|Genre:||Children's literature, Fiction|
|Number of editions:||34|