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Old Yeller
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Publication date May 1, 2001
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060935474
ISBN-10 0060935472
Dimensions 0.25 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
Original list price $9.99
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In the rugged landscape of early frontier Texas, fourteen-year-old Travis is faced with taking over his family's farm and making a painful, important decision, with the help of his big yellow do, Old Yeller. Reprint.
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Awarded the Newbery Honor

When a novel like Huckleberry Finn, or The Yearling, comes along it defies customary adjectives because of the intensity of the respouse it evokes in the reader. Such a book, we submit, is Old Yeller; to read this eloquently simple story of a boy and his dog in the Texas hill country is an unforgettable and deeply moving experience.

 

When his father sets out on a cattle drive for the summer, fourteen-year-old Travis is left to take care of his family and their farm, and he faces new, unanticipated and often perilous responsibilities in the wilderness of early fronteir Texas. But Travis is not alone. He finds help and comfort in the courage and unwavering love of the stray animal who comes to be his most loyal and very best friend: the big yellow dog Travis calls "Old Yeller."

An enduring and award-winning American classic, Fred Gipson's Old Yeller stands as one of the most beloved novels ever produced in this country, and one that will live in the hearts and minds of readers for generations to come.

 

 



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