Where the red fern grows : the story of two dogs and a boy

"Where The Red Fern Grows" reviewed by Ben Kruggel on February 17, 2017

Your Age: 
12
Book Title: 
Where The Red Fern Grows
Author: 
Wilson Rawls
Why did you decide to read this book? Did a friend suggest it? Did it have an interesting cover?: 
It was part of our homeschool curriculum.
What is the story about?/What happened in the story?: 
It's about a boy named Billy who gets two red-boned coon hounds, and establishes a deep and unique relationship with them.
Who is your favorite character in the story? Why?: 
One of Billy's dogs, Little Ann. I like her because she is loving, smart, and has an unusual love with her brother, Old Dan that just seems really touching.
Why did you like this story? or Why did you not like this story?: 
I liked it because it was exciting, touching, beautiful, depressing, descriptive, and liked the way the author made the story sound a lot too. It definitely made me feel curious about what comes next a lot.
Rate Your Read: 
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

"Where the Red Fern Grows" reviewed by Shadow Storm on February 17, 2017

Your Age: 
9
Book Title: 
Where the Red Fern Grows
Author: 
Wilson Rawls
Why did you decide to read this book? Did a friend suggest it? Did it have an interesting cover?: 
It was part of our home school curriculum.
What is the story about?/What happened in the story?: 
It's about a boy named billy who is desperate for some good hunting dogs.
Who is your favorite character in the story? Why?: 
Old Dan and Little Ann, because they're really nice, generous and caring.
Why did you like this story? or Why did you not like this story?: 
I like it because it has a really good plot and it's very very entertaining. It's full of suspense and drama and I liked the way the author put it into words.
Other thoughts or feelings about this story? Anything else to add?: 
I got really sad near the end and I would recommend it for children 8+. I give it five out of five stars.
Rate Your Read: 
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)