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awesome... made me cry
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Reader reviewed by haley

this book is really great. I don't usually read books about animals but i read this one and loved it. By the end i was crying. I strongly recomment it
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Love this Book!!
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Reader reviewed by Shelby

I absolutely love this book. It's about a boy named Billy who really wants a dog bad. He just does just about anything to get a dog. I think this book is good for teaching young kids to respect animals. Theres nothing I can say that I didn't like about this book. It's one of those books that you would want to read again and again. In the end it's really sad how the two dogs die. The reason why they call this book where the Red Fern Grows is because the dogs are buried right near where the red fern is growing. This book made me cried because it was just so sad how those dogs died. It broke Billy's heart. I just thought it was so sweet how he loved those dogs. If i could i would give this book a 10, because it's just that good.
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SO CUTE!
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Reader reviewed by Ruby



I read this book with a class! It was so good, but at the ending, no one could keep a tear out of their eye. Yes it's a tear jerker! When a boy works so hard to get money for these two adorable pups, and grows to love them, you get attached and feel the pain.
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One of my favorites
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Reader reviewed by Nikki

This book was read to me by my fifth grade teacher. I thought it was great. It's not normally something I'd read on my own, but I liked it. It was a great book. It managed to make me cry a little bit, but I'm pretty sensitive, so a lot of thingsdo that. I think it's a book I might read again. Maybe sometime in the future. It's something I'd suggest to a friend.
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I loved this book!
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Reader reviewed by Jamie

This is one of those books that after you have read it you feel like you were in the story and that is my favorite part about books!

This is my review of this awesome book!!!

A young boy living in the Ozarks achieves his heart's desire when he becomes the owner of two redbone hounds and teaches them to be champion hunters
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His love for his dogs... almost as strong as the dogs love for each other.
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Reader reviewed by Laura

Billy lives on a farm in the Ozarks. He wants two coonhounds very badly; however his papa cannot afford any. Billy works hard and eventually has enough money to buy two coonhounds. Billy trains his dogs to become highly-skilled raccoon hunters. The two dogs, Old Dan and Little Ann, are determined hunters and never let Billy down.I was once again, so engrossed that I read it in one night, ignoring the fact that I had to work the next day. It is a beautiful story, a timeless one. A childhood favorite. I am amazed that it didn't win a Newberry Honor medal, or some other kind of award. This is one of the books that helped instill a loving of reading at an early age. A GEM, don't miss it. A story about a young boy on the brink of manhood and his love for his pups....whom he worked so hard for.
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A Nice Dog Story for Once
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Reader reviewed by Katrina

This is my most favorite book of all time. Period. I've never thought an animal story would keep me crying all night.

This story is mainly based on a boy who is in love with his two dogs. Both of his dogs have been with him for a majority of his life and they form a bond that's so unbreakable that nothing could ever break them apart. Until a tragic ending results in death, tears, and love. This book is undeniably a masterpiece and will continue to be one for many generations.
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How can you not love this book?
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Reader reviewed by Dominique

This is a great book for anyone, especially dog lovers. You'll be crying by the end.

I had to read it for the Battle of the Books in 5th grade, and I was afraid of the small print (I love books too, it just scares me). But once I got into the book, I could not put it back down.
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So Sad!! *tear*
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Reader reviewed by Jessica

Where the Red Fern Grows was a very sweet book, but sad.  I was sitting in my room alone reading it and when I read past the part when the dog dies, I started getting teary-eyed and all the sudden, started crying. I don't know why.  I'm not one to usually cry when I read books, but it made me feel like I was actually there and that was my dog.  I would recommend this book.  So sweet, but so saaaad!!!
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i very much disagree with Z A R
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Reader reviewed by stellargurl

if anyone out there read Z A R's review and has read this book im sure they'll agree with me and NOT Z A R.

this is a great book. it's about the love a boy has for his dogs. billy has always wanted a dog so after two long hard years of savinghis money, billy finally has enough to buy 2 hound pus. he names them Ol'Dan and Li'l Ann. he loves them soo much. about everyday they go coon hunting they even enter a coon hunting tournament and how he learns the meaning of true friendship, loyalty, integrity and heroics. i would recommend this book to anyone 12+ and for parents to read with their children.

i believe the best part about this book its the beginning and the ending because in the beggining he gets the 2pups he's always wanted and in the end....well you'll just have to read the book and see.
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