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A timeless American classic and one of the most beloved children’s books ever written, Old Yeller is a Newbery Honor Book that explores the poignant and unforgettable bond between a boy and the stray dog who becomes his loyal friend. When his father sets out on a cattle drive toward Kansas for the summer, fourteen-year-old Travis Coates is left to take care of his family and their farm. Living in Texas Hill Country during the 1860s, Travis comes to face new, unanticipated, and often perilous responsibilities in the frontier wilderness. A particular nuisance is a stray yellow dog that shows up one day and steals food from the family. But the big canine who Travis calls “Old Yeller” proves his worth by defending the family from danger. And Travis ultimately finds help and comfort in the courage and unwavering love of the dog who comes to be his very best friend. Fred Gipson’s novel is an eloquently simple story that is both exciting and deeply moving. It stands alongside works like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Where The Red Fern Grows, and Shiloh as a beloved and enduring classic of literature. Originally published in 1956 to instant acclaim, Old Yeller later inspired a hit film from Walt Disney. Just as Old Yeller inevitably makes his way into the Coates family’s hearts, this book will find its own special place in readers’ hearts.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Fred Gipson
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release: 2009-08-18
File: 208 Pages
ISBN-13: 0061962864

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A frontier story about a boy and a rascally dog with the heart of a lion. A great American classic with millions of copies sold.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Fred Gipson
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Release: 2007-06-01
File: 180 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781741761689

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A stray dog is befriended by a family of poor farmers in 1869 Texas.

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Genre: Animals
Author: Fred Gipson
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Release: 1989-02
File: 184 Pages
ISBN-13: 006080971X

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Exploring Literature is a complete teaching unit designed to give you everything needed to help students understand and appreciate fine literature. This exciting approach includes classroom-tested activities sure to save you hours of valuable preparation time.

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Author: Carmela M. Krueser
Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press
Release: 1989-09-01
File: 32 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780787780494

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Genre: Education
Author: Michael Levin
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
Release: 1992-09-01
File: 48 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781557344274

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The perfect companion to Fred Gipson’s "Old Yeller," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCapTM Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: BookCaps Study Guides Staff
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
Release: 2012
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781621071655

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Discover the power behind the friendship of a boy and his dog. The easy-to-use format allows for lots of variety in activities to go along with the book. Enter the mind of Travis as he explains his feelings after shooting the deer. Identify statements about the novel as true or false. Describe how Travis' attitudes change towards certain characters from the story. Predict what will become of Old Yeller based on events from previous chapters. Conduct a study on women settlers and describe how you would feel if put in their position. Categorize the different dangers Travis faces throughout the novel on a graphic organizer. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: Old Yeller tells the story of a boy, his dog, and the events that lead to their unlikely friendship. Travis Coates has no need for a dog, regardless of what his father tells him. Instead, he wants a horse. Travis’ father promises to bring one home for him if he is able to step up and take care of the farm while his father is away. The 14-year-old takes this newfound responsibility to heart and sets out to prove that he deserves the title of “man of the house”. A short time after Travis’ father leaves the farm, a stray dog wanders onto their property. The Coates family name him “Old Yeller” in part because of his filthy yellow fur. Travis wants no part of this nuisance dog. He comes to change his mind when Old Yeller saves Travis’ younger brother from a bear. From then on, Travis and Old Yeller become inseparable, leading to Old Yeller helping Travis keep up his duties on the farm. The story progresses in this manner until one task threatens the health of them both.

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Genre: Education
Author: Chad Ibbotson
Publisher: Classroom Complete Press
Release: 2019-05-21
File: 55 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780228303718

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A young boy finds a stray dog and they become the best of friends.

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Genre: Video (Children's.)
Author: Walt Disney
Publisher:
Release: 1958
File: 29 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:732719938

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Genre: Children's literature in series
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 1957
File: 24 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:24852311

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A stray dog is befriended by a family of poor farmers in 1869 Texas.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Fred Gipson
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Release: 2004-06-01
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 0060739452

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