- Rawls, Wilson. Where the Red Fern Grows. New York: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1974.
The Question and Answer section for Where the Red Fern Grows is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
like he was a man
From the text:
“He doesn’t even talk to me like I was a boy any more. He talks to me like I was a man.”
Bily was devastated by Little Ann's death and said he'd never replace them. He found Little Ann dead atop Old Dan's grave.
Little Ann gets into a scuffle with a mountain lion. He tries to help Little Ann, who is wounded, but gets himself into trouble. His dogs protect him with their lives, and Billy ends up putting an axe in its back while it is fighting with Dan. Old...