Where the Red Fern Grows Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Chapter 1

* An unnamed old man walks home from work and comes upon a dog fight. He notices the dog being attacked is a redbone hound.

* The old man helps the hound out of the fight and takes him home.

* He feeds the dog and nurses his wounds.

* The dog leaves, presumably for the Ozark Mountains.

* The old man lights a fire and begins remembering the dogs of his youth.

Chapter 2

* Billy is sick with puppy love. He desperately wants two coon hounds.

* Billy's parents cannot afford two hound puppies, but instead offer him a collie puppy.

* Billy becomes depressed and loses his appetite.

* Billy's mother insists his father do something to help Billy.

* Billy's father asks his son to help him in the fields. Billy enthusiastically agrees.

Chapter 3

* Billy discovers an old sportsman's magazine with an ad for redbone hound puppies. Each is $25.

* Billy begins saving money for...

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