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Where the Red Fern Grows

Where the Red Fern Grows

  

by Wilson Rawls

Guide Mentor

Character Role Analysis

Grandpa

Billy's grandpa orders the dogs, helps him train them, teaches him to build a scarecrow, and then enters him in a hunting competition. Plus, he offers wise words of advice and moral support whenever Billy needs it. Yep, we've got ourselves a mentor.


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