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Where the Red Fern Grows

"Where the Red Fern Grows" was written by Wilson Rawls, and first published in 1961. It is about a boy that trains hunting dogs in the Ozarks.

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How did little Ann almost drown in Where the Red Fern Grows?

Little ANN wanted to catch a raccoon, and she chased it, but the coon did a trick on her and Big Dan, so she nearly drowned, but was saved.(i think it was something like that)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Thats not such a good answer. Little Ann was found by Old Dan. She was chasing the coon (Raccoon) and yes it did play a trick on her. She was running on ice and it broke and she ended up holding on to the ice with 2 paws while the rest of her body was paralyzed from the cold. Billy saved her by using his lantern at the end of a stick to see her and grabbed a piece of barbed wire that he used for a leash for Old Dan and Litte Ann and threw it at her constanly until it caught on her collar and then he pulled her out.

What type of book is where the red fern grow?

It is an animal fantasy book.

ugh no it's realistic fiction...cause it can happen but it didn't :P

What did billy call the big sycamore in Where the Red Fern Grows?

Billy called it the ''big tree".He cut it down eventually to please his dogs.

What was the youngest sisters name from Where the Red Fern Grows?

Wilson Rawls didn't give any of them names. in the book their only called "my sisters, Not completely true they were called the youngest girl and the older girl.

In Where the Red Fern Grows how does the ghost coon earn his name?

Choices are:

  1. Rarely seen.
  2. Rarely captured.
  3. And the other choices IDK.

These answer are just my guesses, so just go someplace else. Kthanks, byes.

How long did it take for billy to get the money for his dogs in Where the Red Fern Grows?

it took billy two years to get enough money for his dogs in where the red fern grows

Where the Red Fern Grows what is the family cats name?

In 'Where the Red Fern Grows', the family cat's name is Samie. The family found him when Billy accidentaly cought him in one of his traps!

What is a check-line as reference in the book Where the Red Fern Grows?

A check line is a leather line about 1 1/4 inches wide and approximately 15 feet long and forked about 5 feet from the end, one going to the right side of each mule's bridle bit. The other check line was identical except it went to the left side of both mules. These check lines was used to guide the mules when turning or backing up. http://www.samlindsey.com/Logging/8Wheel/Graysonia_Mem.asp

Examples of imagery in Where the Red Fern Grows?

An example of imagery in Where The Red Fern Grows is at the very end ... When the Red Fern Grows!

It represents the bonds of everlasting friendship in that it grows in the strangest places in the most beautiful of ways, just as how you can meet and make friends of similar quality.

Hope this helped. :)

In Where the Red Fern Grows why was the dogfight hard for the narrator to watch?

In the first chapter, the dogfight was hard for him to watch because it brought back memories of his own dogs of his childhood days in the Ozarks. His dogs, Old Dan and Little Ann, got into a fight with a mountain lion which brought about Dan's death. Dan's death later led to Ann dying of sadness. So when the narrator is watching the dogfight as an adult, it brought back these memories, especially when he sees that the dog being picked on was an old red coonhound, just like his dogs were. He says: "It's hard for a man to stand and watch an old hound fight against such odds, especially if that man has memories in his heart like I had in mine. I had seen the time when an old hound like that had given his life so that I might live." He remembers Old Dan dying to save his own life, and this touched his heart and brought back memories.

Who dies in Where the Red Fern Grows?

the dogs. the boy dog is attacked by a couger or something and the other dog dies of a broken heart. in the end the boys mother says they are moving to the city an God took the dogs so the family could live in the city which is their dream.

What are the Animals in Where the Red Fern Grows?

Humans, dogs, one cat, coons, (raccoons) birds, squirrels...

How did Billy decide on names for the two pups?

well... when he was coming back home from his journey from Tahlequah he was thinking of names for his dogs then he saw it THE PERFECT NAMES carved in a tree with a heart around it, OLD DAN AND LITTLE ANN the name Dan was a little larger than Ann it was wide and bold. the scar stood out more. Ann was small and neat and even. hope you like it TTYL

How does Billy prepare for his hunt?

Billy cleaned and filled his lantern, greased his boots until they were soft, and prepared his dogs.