Old Yeller

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HarperCollins Publishers, Sep 1, 1990 - Literature - 12 pages
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Set in the rough wilderness of early frontier Texas, "Old Yeller" is a timeless coming-of-age tale. Travis is left to care for the farm when his father leaves on a cattle drive. He copes with many hardships with the help of his big, yellow dog, Old Yeller.

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Gipson’s simply told tale of a boy and his dog living in the Texas Hill Country of 1860 is a genuine classic of children’s literature. Travis Coates is only 14 years old, but while his father is off ... Read full review

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Can anyone look into the dog's eyes through Gibson's character and NOT cry? A soothing and then gut wrenching story for all of us who need to keep re-learning about how death can strike it's fist into ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
15
Section 3
21
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About the author (1990)

With Old Yeller, Fred Gipson secured his place as one of the finest novelists in America. The book was published to instant acclaim and has become one of the most beloved children's classics ever written. Since its publication in 1956, Old Yeller has won countless awards, including the 1957 Newbery Honor. Mr. Gipson's other works include both fiction and non-fiction. He grew up in the Texas hill country and died in 1973.

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