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Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls | Book Giveaway

Prizes and samples provided by Random House Children’s Books
The Children’s Book Review | May 11, 2016

Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls | Book Giveaway-2

To celebrate 50+ years in print, enter to win a copy of the beloved classic Where the Red Fern Grows, written by Wilson Rawls, with the new special edition cover.

One (1) winner receives:

  • A copy of Where the Red Fern Grows

Age Range: 9-12

Hardcover: 304 pages

Giveaway begins May 11, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends June 10, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

About the Book

Where the Red Fern GrowsWhere the Red Fern Grows

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Publisher’s Synopsis: For fans of Old Yeller and Shiloh, Where the Red Fern Grows is 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.

Ages 9-12 | Publisher: Yearling | 1961 | ISBN-13: 978-0440412670

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Praise for Where the Red Fern Grows

 “Readers of all ages, including adults, may cry while reading this book; but it’s worth it a thousand times over!”—The Children’s Book Review

About Wilson Rawls

Wilson Rawls grew up on a small farm in the Ozark Mountains of Oklahoma. There were no schools where he lived so his mother taught Rawls and his sisters how to read and write. He says that reading the book The Call of the Wild changed his life and gave him the notion that he would like to grow up to write a book like it. He shared his dream with his father, and his father gave him the encouraging advice, “Son, a man can do anything he sets out to do, if he doesn’t give up.” Rawls never forgot his father’s words, and went on to create two novels about his boyhood that have become modern classics.

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Giveaway Rules

  • This book giveaway is open to participants in the US only.
  • Giveaway begins May 11, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends June 10, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST, when all entries must be received. No purchase necessary. See official rules for details. View our privacy policy.
  • Name, e-mail address and physical address of the winner will be shared with the sponsor for the purpose of giveaway fulfillment only.
  • Odds of winning depends upon the number of entries received.

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

  • I’ve only seen this on TV, but loved it. Would be great to have for the kiddo’s in book form.

    May 17, 2016
  • Congrats Nadine!

    June 12, 2016
  • Thank you so much! I was so pleased when this book was received as it will replace the much loved, battered and taped together cover copy in a local public library.

    June 17, 2016

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