Where the Red Fern Grows

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Lexile measure:
More Details
Lexile measure:
Also in This Series
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID da01e234-756d-257c-cbc7-5e6811f59ff2
Grouping Title where the red fern grows
Grouping Author rawls wilson
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-03-25 07:30:10AM
Last Indexed 2019-03-25 07:40:48AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Heald, Anthony
author Wilson Rawls
author2-role Heald, Anthony
author_display Wilson Rawls
collection_catalog Audio Books - Juvenile
detailed_location_catalog Fuquay-Varina Community - Audio Books - Juvenile

A beloved classic that captures the powerful bond between man and man's best friend.

Billy has long dreamt of owning not one, but two, dogs. So when he's finally able to save up enough money for two pups to call his own—Old Dan and Little Ann—he's ecstatic. It doesn't matter that times are tough; together they'll roam the hills of the Ozarks.
Soon Billy and his hounds become the finest hunting team in the valley. Stories of their great achievements spread throughout the region, and the combination of Old Dan's brawn, Little Ann's brains, and Billy's sheer will seems unbeatable. But tragedy awaits these determined hunters—now friends—and Billy learns that hope can grow out of despair, and that the seeds of the future can come from the scars of the past.

Praise for Where the Red Fern Grows

A Top 100 Children's Novel, School Library Journal's A Fuse #8 Production
A Must-Read for Kids 9 to 14, NPR
Winner of Multiple State Awards
Over 7 million copies in print!

"Very touching." —The New York Times Book Review

"One of the great classics of children's literature . . . Any child who doesn't get to read this beloved and powerfully emotional book has missed out on an important piece of childhood for the last 40-plus years." —Common Sense Media

"An exciting tale of love and adventure you'll never forget." —School Library Journal

"A book of unadorned naturalness." —Kirkus Reviews

"Written with so much feeling and sentiment that adults as well as children are drawn [in] with a passion." —Arizona Daily Star

"It's a story about a young boy and his two hunting dogs and . . . I can't even go on without getting a little misty." —The Huffington Post

"We tear up just thinking about it." —Time on the film adaptation

format_catalog Audio Book, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, eBook
id da01e234-756d-257c-cbc7-5e6811f59ff2
isbn 9780307281692, 9780307781567, 9780739385647
item_details ils:473261|3449201|Fuquay-Varina Community - Audio Books - Juvenile|J RAWLS 6CDs|||1|false|false|||||Transit Request||FUQ||, overdrive:5868d97d-8a5b-4457-9458-8ab7a6f81430|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|3|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Checked Out||||, overdrive:eadd30f7-dc0e-42ee-8f9b-3450fdd8e185|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|5|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Checked Out||||
last_indexed 2019-03-25T11:40:48.882Z
lexile_score 700
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog J RAWLS 6CDs
owning_library_catalog Wake County Public Libraries
owning_location_catalog Fuquay-Varina Community
primary_isbn 9780307281692
publishDate 1995, 2000, 2011
record_details ils:473261|Audio Book|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Listening Library,|[1995]|6 audio discs (approximately 6 hr., 54 min.) : digital, Dolby processed ; 4 3/4 in., overdrive:5868d97d-8a5b-4457-9458-8ab7a6f81430|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group|2000|, overdrive:eadd30f7-dc0e-42ee-8f9b-3450fdd8e185|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Children's Books|2011|
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:5868d97d-8a5b-4457-9458-8ab7a6f81430 -1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
overdrive:eadd30f7-dc0e-42ee-8f9b-3450fdd8e185 -1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
ils:473261 3449201 Checked Out Transit Request false false true false false true
subject_facet Boys -- Fiction, Boys -- Ozark Mountains -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks, Compact discs, Dogs -- Fiction, Dogs -- Juvenile fiction, Hunting dogs -- Fiction, Hunting dogs -- Juvenile fiction, Ozark Mountains -- Fiction, Ozark Mountains -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Where the Red Fern Grows
title_full Where the Red Fern Grows, Where the red fern grows [sound recording] / Wilson Rawls
title_short Where the Red Fern Grows
topic_facet Boys, Classic Literature, Dogs, Hunting dogs, Juvenile Fiction