Old Yeller Resources & Further Study

Fred Gipson
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Commire, Anne, ed. Something about the Author. Vol. 2. Detroit: Gale Research, 1971. A brief overview of Gipson's life and career.

Cox, Mike. Fred Gipson: Texas Storyteller. Austin, TX: Shoal Creek Publishers, 1980. Because the author interviewed Gipson, as well as his first wife, surviving son, and friends, this biography provides personal information previously unavailable.

De Montreville, Doris, and Donna Hill, eds. Third Book of Junior Authors. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1972. Includes comments by Gipson about writing.

Henderson, Sam H. Fred Gipson. Austin, TX: Steck-Vaughn, 1967. Published before Gipson's death, this book has been largely superseded by the biography by Mike Cox. But its analyses of his novels, including Old Yeller and Savage Sam, make it worth reading today.

Kirkpatrick, D. L., ed. Twentieth-Century Children's Writers. New York: St.

Martin's Press, 1983. A good overview of Gipson's literary career.

"Obituary." New York Times Biographical Edition (August 1973): 1297-1298.

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