Old Yeller Book
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Old Yeller

  • Author : Fred Gipson
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Date : 2009-08-18
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0061962864

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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.

Old Yeller Book
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Old Yeller

  • Author : Fred Gipson
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Date : 2007-06-01
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN : 9781741761689

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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.

Old Yeller Book
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Old Yeller

  • Author : Fred Gipson
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Date : 1995-06-09
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9780064403825

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At first, Travis couldn't stand the sight of Old Yeller The stray dog was ugly, and a thieving rascal, too. But he sure was clever, and a smart dog could be a big help on the wild Texas frontier, especially with Papa away on a long cattle drive up to Abilene. Strong and courageous, Old Yeller proved that he could protect Travis's family from any sort of danger. But can Travis do the same for Old Yeller?

Old Yeller   Literature Kit Gr  5 6 Book

Old Yeller Literature Kit Gr 5 6

  • Author : Chad Ibbotson
  • Publisher : Classroom Complete Press
  • Date : 2019-05-21
  • Category : Education
  • Pages : 55
  • ISBN : 9780228303718

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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.

A Guide for Using Old Yeller in the Classroom Book
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A Guide for Using Old Yeller in the Classroom

  • Author : Michael Levin
  • Publisher : Teacher Created Resources
  • Date : 1992-09-01
  • Category : Education
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 9781557344274

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Old Yeller  eBook  Book

Old Yeller eBook

  • Author : Carmela M. Krueser
  • Publisher : Lorenz Educational Press
  • Date : 1989-09-01
  • Category :
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9780787780494

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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.

Melancholia and Maturation Book

Melancholia and Maturation

  • Author : Eric L. Tribunella
  • Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press
  • Date : 2010-01-15
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN : 9781572336896

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“Coming of age” in children’s fiction often means achieving maturity through the experience of trauma. In classics ranging from Old Yeller to The Outsiders, a narrative of psychological pain defies expectations of childhood as a time of innocence and play. In this provocative new book, Eric L. Tribunella explores why trauma, especially the loss of a loved object, occurs in some of the most popular and critically acclaimed twentieth-century American fiction for children. Tribunella draws on queer theory and feminist revisions of Freud’s notion of melancholia, which is described as a fundamental response to loss, arguing that the low-grade symptoms of melancholia are in fact what characterize the mature, sober, and responsible American adult. Melancholia and Maturation looks at how this effect is achieved in a society that purports to protect youngsters from every possible source of danger, thus requiring melancholia to be induced artificially. Each of the book’s five chapters focuses on a different kind of lost object sacrificed so as to propel the child toward a distinctively gendered, sexual, ethical, and national adulthood—from same-sex friends to the companionship of boy-and-his-dog stories, from the lost ideals of historical fiction about the American Revolution to the children killed or traumatized in Holocaust novels. The author examines a wide spectrum of works—including Jack London’s dog tales, the contemporary “realistic” novels of S. E. Hinton, and Newbery Medal winners like Johnny Tremain and Bridge to Terabithia. Tribunella raises fundamental questions about the value of children’s literature as a whole and provides context for understanding why certain books become required reading for youth. Eric L. Tribunella is assistant professor of English at the University of Southern Mississippi. His articles have been published in Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, Children’s Literature in Education, The Lion and the Unicorn:

Ember Falls Book
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Ember Falls

  • Author : S. D. Smith
  • Publisher : Brand Nu Words
  • Date : 2016
  • Category : Children's stories
  • Pages : 331
  • ISBN : 0996436804

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"The stage is set. It's war. Morbin Blackhawk, slaver and tyrant, threatens to destroy the rabbit resistance forever. Heather and Picket are two young rabbits improbably thrust into pivotal roles. The fragile alliance forged around the young heir seems certain to fail. Can Heather and Picket help rescue the cause from a certain, sudden defeat?" - Cover page [4].

Vintage American Road Racing Cars 1950 1969 Book

Vintage American Road Racing Cars 1950 1969

  • Author : Harold Pace Mark R. Brinker
  • Publisher :
  • Date :
  • Category : Transportation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : 1610592409

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American road racing began just after World War II and quickly blossomed into a movement. The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) and the United States Auto Club (USAC), clubs that became fierce rivals in the 1950s and 1960s, were the principal race promoters. Race tracks popped up everywhere, at first on city streets, then at airports and U.S. Air Force bases, and finally at purpose-built circuits like Road America and Laguna Seca.Although most of the cars that competed in American road racing were built in Europe, an underground movement sprang up of "special builders" who constructed their racers in home garages and small-town machine shops. Some were so homely and slow that only the builders could love them. Others trounced every Ferrari in sight and are now on the wish lists of wealthy collectors the world over.Vintage American Road Racing Cars 1950-1970 is the first book devoted exclusively to American road racing cars of all types and sizes. Hundreds of race cars built in America have never before been mentioned in print, and this book chronicles those and other cars with vintage and modern photography, specifications, memorabilia, and the stories and characters behind each car.About the AuthorHarold Pace's writing and photography has appeared in such magazines as Automobile Quarterly, Class & Sportscar, Excellence, Sports Car International, Vintage Racecar Journal, and others. He lives in Weatherford, Texas. Mark Brinker is a vintage race car enthusiast who has raced at the Monterey Historics. He is a doctor with three published medical textbooks and 70+ published scientific papers. He hails from Houston, Texas.

Animal Movies Guide Book
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Animal Movies Guide

  • Author : Staci Layne Wilson
  • Publisher : Staci Wilson
  • Date : 2007-03-20
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Pages : 421
  • ISBN : 9780967518534

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Walt Disney  from Reader to Storyteller Book

Walt Disney from Reader to Storyteller

  • Author : Kathy Merlock Jackson
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Date : 2014-12-31
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 227
  • ISBN : 9780786472321

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Although Walt Disney is best known as a filmmaker, perhaps his greatest skill and influence was as a reader. While many would have regarded Felix Salten's Bambi and Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio as too somber for family-oriented animated films, he saw possibilities in them. He appealed to his audience by selecting familiar stories, but transformed them to suit audience sensibilities. Many of the tales he chose to adapt to film went on to become the most read books in America, eventually becoming literary classics. Although much published research has addressed his adaptation process--often criticizing his films for being too saccharine or not true to their literary sources--little has been written on him as a reader: what he read, what he liked, his reading experiences, and the books that influenced him. This collection of essays addresses Disney as a reader and shows how his responses to literature fueled his success. Essays discuss the books he read, the ones he adapted to film, and the ways in which he demonstrated his narrative ability. Exploring his literary connections in reference to his animated and live-action films, nature documentaries, theme park creations, and overall creative vision, the contributors provide insight into Walt Disney's relationships with authors, his animation staff, and his audience.

Embracing Disabilities in the Classroom Book

Embracing Disabilities in the Classroom

  • Author : Toby J. Karten
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Date : 2008-04-04
  • Category : Education
  • Pages : 285
  • ISBN : 9781412957694

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The content-rich interdisciplinary lessons included help educators differentiate for students' behavioral, academic, and social needs while fostering disability awareness and inclusive mind-sets in students, colleagues, and families.

Ted  White  and Blue Book
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Ted White and Blue

  • Author : Ted Nugent
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Date : 2010-04-27
  • Category : Political Science
  • Pages : 303
  • ISBN : 9781596986343

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It’s About Time. America has been craving leadership—and at last a gun-slinging, mega-rock star, deerslayer, and patriot has stepped forward to provide it. Make way for Ted Nugent. Cocked, locked, and ready to rock, the Motor City Madman, the thinking man’s Abraham Lincoln, has unleashed the ultimate high-octane political manifesto for the ages in Ted, White, and Blue—the most important patriotic statement since the Constitution. In Ted, White, and Blue you’ll discover: Why war is the answer to so many of our current problems Why if Ted were a Mexican, he’d start a revolution (and how, since he’s not, we can control our own borders) How to put Uncle Sam on a diet (a waste-watchers program for government) If you care about America, if you want to preserve, protect, and defend the land of the free and the home of the brave, if you’re fed up with lazy, whining, fear mongering, government-gorging Obamaniacs, then you need to read Ted, White, and Blue: The Nugent Manifesto.

Quizzes for 220 Great Children s Books Book

Quizzes for 220 Great Children s Books

  • Author : Polly Jeanne Wickstrom
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Date : 1996
  • Category : Education
  • Pages : 307
  • ISBN : 9781563083839

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Provides objective tests for well-known children's books, including award winners, classics, and popular books

Summer of the Monkeys Book
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Summer of the Monkeys

  • Author : Wilson Rawls
  • Publisher : Yearling
  • Date : 2010-12-29
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780307781550

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From the author of the beloved classic Where the Red Fern Grows comes a timeless adventure about a boy who discovers a tree full of monkeys. The last thing fourteen-year-old Jay Berry Lee expects to find while trekking through the Ozark Mountains of Oklahoma is a tree full of monkeys. But then Jay learns from his grandpa that the monkeys have escaped from a traveling circus, and there’s a big reward for the person who finds and returns them. His family could really use the money, so Jay sets off, determined to catch them. But by the end of the summer, Jay will have learned a lot more than he bargained for—and not just about monkeys. From the beloved author of Where the Red Fern Grows comes another memorable adventure novel filled with heart, humor, and excitement. Honors and Praise for Wilson Rawls’ Where the Red Fern Grows: A School Library Journal Top 100 Children’s Novel An NPR Must-Read for Kids Ages 9 to 14 Winner of 4 State Awards Over 7 million copies in print! “A rewarding book . . . [with] careful, precise observation, all of it rightly phrased.” —The New York Times Book Review “One of the great classics of children’s literature . . . Any child who doesn’t get to read this beloved and powerfully emotional book has missed out on an important piece of childhood for the last 40-plus years.” —Common Sense Media “An exciting tale of love and adventure you’ll never forget.” —School Library Journal