Fourteen-year-old John Barron is asked, like his father and grandfather before him, to spend the summer taking care of their sheep in the haymeadow. Six thousand sheep. John will be alone, except for two horses, four dogs, and all those sheep. John doesn't feel up to the task, but he hopes that if he can accomplish it, he will finally please his father. But John finds that the adage "things can happen to sheep" is true when the river floods, coyotes attack, and one dog's feet get cut. Through it all he must rely on his own resourcefulness, ingenuity, and talents to survive this summer in the haymeadow.
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Review: The HaymeadowUser Review - Derek Wilker - Goodreads
I liked this book. It tells a story about a boy who had to follow in the footsteps of his Dad and Grandpa. He had to walk a herd of sheep for three days until he gets to the hay meadow. When he gets ... Read full review
Review: The HaymeadowUser Review - Scott - Goodreads
I love this book! It is the best! It reminds me so much of my youth and growing on our sheep ranch. This is a book I will read every year or two just to rekindle the great memories I have of my years growing up. Read full review