The Yearling Summary
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Everything you need to understand or teach The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

  • The Yearling Summary & Study Guide
  • 2 Student Essays
  • ...and more
  • 30 The Yearling Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Yearling Summary

The Yearling is a touching, suspenseful, and realistic story about a boy caught between love for his pet and responsibility to his family. The novel follows a year in the life of this playful and sensitive boy—a year filled with adventure and danger, loss and loneliness. The boy's experiences of sorrow, bitterness, and courage speak of what it means to grow up in a harsh environment.

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Study Pack

The The Yearling Study Pack contains:

The Yearling Study Guide

Lesson Plan

The Yearling Lesson Plans contain 163 pages of teaching material, including: