Where the Red Fern Grows

Book review by Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Tearjerker about country boy and his hound dogs.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 82 reviews

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age 14+

its no good for kids

it is for teens the axe went rubins but hole and dies rubin threntens his dogs and billys life

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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age 9+

I want to have dogs-2 ... and I would name them Dan and Ann!!

This is a great book - so touching , so realistic so inspiring . Really loved it .

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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