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"Where the Red Fern Grows"

Where the Red Fern Grows
Where the Red Fern Grows
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Author: Wilson Rawls

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Like the book's main character, Billy, author Wilson Rawls loved to spend time out in the woods as a child. Although he really didn't read a book until high school, Rawls began to write when he was older. At one point, he threw all his stories away, only to write them again at the behest of his wife.