Wilson Rawls Message Board
michaela chai posts on 1/1/2012
michaela chai has just written a review of Summer of the Monkeys which you can see here
Lesley posts on 10/1/2008 9:03:54 PM
i also love where the red fern grows too it was my first novel i read in 7th grade it has encurged me to read more and more i LOVE them
i'm a lover not a fighter except that one time.... posts on 3/9/2007 8:46:14 PM
Hi. I'm only posting once, but Where the Red Fern grows is in my opinion the best book ever I've read it like a million times. I used to have a redbone coonhound too. They're truely amazing dogs.
posts on 8/10/2006 1:07:26 PM
This was a beyond fantastic book...but like you said, the review was incorrect on some levels.
Jenna posts on 5/19/2005 9:28:46 PM
This book review is sadly, very inaccurate. The dogs did NOT die of old age, one died fighting for Billy and the other died of sadness that their companion was gone.
His original intention was to buy two, also, not only one. It said in a passage of the book that he didnt just want one dog, he wanted two, and that was another reason his parents could not afford to buy him the pups, for they cost too much.
He worked for two years for 50$, and the price for two had gone down ten dollars, so he only had to pay 40$ and had ten extra, which he spent on a pair of overalls, candy, and some fabric for his mother.
I am not trying to be rude to the person who wrote the review, they must have read the book wrong or something. As someone who has read the book over five times, I know what I am talking about.
Anonymous posts on 4/6/2005 11:54:42 AM
this book was great it is better than the movie
tre posts on 3/19/2005 9:57:07 PM
What one is beter?The book or the movie?Because I started reading the book today.I'm on the second page already,and so far it is good.Please tell me what one is beter the book or the movie.THANK YOU.
aubrey posts on 3/14/2005 2:02:40 PM
I watched the movie and read the book too, and i liked it a lot as well. In Idaho Falls where i live outside our public library is a commorative statue of Billy and his dogs that my grandmother made. I think its cool that Wilson Rawls lived in Idaho Falls for 17 years and re-wrote Where The Red Fern Grows here.
SeXXXIII posts on 3/13/2005 4:23:29 PM
The BooK was SOOO HOT!!! I LOVE IT SOO MUCH BECAUSE IT WAS SO HOT!!! IT MADE ME HOT~**~
dan posts on 2/23/2005 11:55:47 PM
im kinda a tough guy and i play football for school and when i read the part where the dogs die i cry ive read it like 5 times and it still happens everytime and wow this is a great book!
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