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Where the Red Fern Grows

Where the Red Fern Grows

by Wilson Rawls

Billy Colman roams the Ozarks of northeastern Oklahoma with his bluetick hound and his precious coonhound pup trying to "tree" the elusive raccoon. In time, the inseparable trio wins the coveted gold cup in the annual coon-hunt contest, captures the wily ghost coon, and bravely fights with a mountain lion.

When the victory over the mountain lion turns to tragedy, Billy grieves, but learns the beautiful old Native American legend of the sacred red fern that grows over the graves of his dogs.

Ages
11, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 4 - 6
Grade Level Equivalent
6.4
Lexile Measure
700L
DRA
60
Guided Reading
X
Publisher
BANTAM BOOKS (CHILDREN)
Number of Pages
256
Genre
Adventure, Animal Stories, Classics, Realistic Fiction

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