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A beloved classic that captures the powerful bond between man and man’s best friend. Billy has long dreamt of owning not one, but two, dogs. So when he’s finally able to save up enough money for two pups to call his own—Old Dan and Little Ann—he’s ecstatic. It doesn’t matter that times are tough; to

Author Wilson Rawls

Pages 256

Publisher Random House Children's Books

Published Date 2011-01-12

ISBN 0307781569 9780307781567

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honbo shared a tip "What a beautiful story! An absolute classic. Definitely cried and I loved the strong connection between a boy and his two dogs."

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stefani_marie shared a tip "Fantastic book! Classic and sincerely everyone should read!"

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kathleen_hyslop shared a tip "One of the sweetest books. For anyone who loves books about the relationship between people and animals."

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sarah_albertson_1764 shared a tip "Loved this book as a kid. Can't tell you how many times I read it."

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Vicki_S_WolfsDen shared a tip "#juvenile_fiction #classics #dogs #bittersweet"

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agentq5ft2 shared a tip "A classic. Worth a read. Very very sad"

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jess_cook_6130 shared a tip "First time I ever cried at a book and ignited my love for reading and the emotions it can conjure."

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miranda_oliver_6164 shared a tip "Wow"

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addison_mcwilliams shared a tip "this book made me ugly cry so hard😭😭"

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patootie_bootie shared a tip "I was not prepared to cry that much why would they do that whiplash to me"

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whitley_reid shared a tip "definitely cried, read this in like 5th or 6th"

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ian_silver shared a tip "It has animals. I think you know where that goes... :("

tanya_young_8882 shared a tip "Made me cry"

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unfinished_sentenc shared a tip "Wept like a baby when read in school. Hated it at first, but could never put it down."

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Mx_ds shared a tip "I loved this book even though it made me cry"

eric_grimes shared a tip "One of those rare books that's just as good now as it was when I was a kid."

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sara_stasi shared a tip "#dogs #classics #childhood_favorites #tearjerkers"

sophie_huff_6671 shared a tip "Literally my favorite book of all time!"

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leo_sanchez_7079 shared a tip "Amazing book! Made me cry, smile, and laugh!"

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via_tello shared a tip "absolutely heart breaking, but great if you need a good tear jerked"

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taylor_forster shared a tip "tears"

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joseph_b_9569 shared a tip "I’m not the biggest reader but this book is one of favorites. 10/10"

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alyssa_spellman shared a tip "The first book that ever made me cry and one of the first classics I really enjoyed in school."

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campbell_welch shared a tip "A very moving story!"

jen_marcy_8812 shared a tip "Very emotional!"

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juliette_macdonald shared a tip "Loved it wanted to see the movie after not sure if I did tho 🤔 sad happy heart warming for real!"

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delbert_kelley shared a tip "Whether with the book OR the movie, make sure to have some tissues close at hand. Lol"

rhianna_rowe shared a tip "The author is really good! I recommend them if you’re looking for a new read."

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aleen_bradley shared a tip "One of my favorite books of all-time. Deeply moving, beautiful and rich."

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lindsey_kraemer shared a tip "I was my favorite books as a kid read it more then ones"

monica_maday shared a tip "Reading this as an adult for the first time may be the reason I appreciated it so much."

priddy-gurl13 shared a tip "I saw the movie when I was nine; and I still get teary when I think about it…"

mel_solle shared a tip "It is my favorite book from childhood. I loved it!"

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vanessa_garcia_4508 shared a tip "I would say it’s more like a coffee table book"

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brittney_parton shared a tip "I think so. Lol I read this book a long time ago, but I loved it."

jocelyn_hill shared a tip "Yes"

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audrey_harper_1488 shared a tip "It’s super sad"

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ava_a. shared a tip "Tear Jerker for sure! I definitely recommend!"

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yourlocallesbian shared a tip "GOD this book is a masterpiece i’m in love with it."

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jocelyn_phelps shared a tip "It is a great book but it will definitely make you cry!"

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grace_benham shared a tip "#tearjerker #cryworthy #historical_fiction"

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jessie.crockett shared a tip "this was my favorite book for YEARS until my 50 book ✨quarantine reading spree✨ haha"

alexis_burdette_8498 shared a tip "One word- balling"

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candace_bowen shared a tip "If you love animals, admire hard work and loyalty this book will touch your heart."

camille_clark shared a tip "Hard not to cry! 😢"

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ariana_musgrave shared a tip "Read when i was young but best book the school system has read so far."

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melissa_loriaux shared a tip "It’s an amazing book. Read it when I was younger in grade school. A bit sad but still a good book."

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belle_line shared a tip "this is the only thing i’ve read by this author and i read it awhile ago"

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erica_obrien_4334 shared a tip "This was the first book that made me cry. Wonderful book."

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atalaya_costner shared a tip "Definitely made me ugly cry, but it was fantastic, definitely a page turner!!!"

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tylee_truksa shared a tip "Just the story over all and the dogs and the boys journey together."

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tamesha_mcdonald shared a tip "Not per se, but if it holds my attention then it's probably a pretty good book."

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mikala_kolander shared a tip "I reread this book every few years. One of my favorites."

karen_hess shared a tip "Rips your heart out in the best possible way. We don’t deserve dogs."

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isabella_kurtze shared a tip "Love this book so much"

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grace_plank shared a tip "I recently read the book Red, White, and Blue and I absolutely loved it! What about you?"

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luhansa_dedigamuwa shared a tip "I'm still reading Where the Red Fern Grows and so far it's so good."

mary_hynum shared a tip "Made me cry so much."

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domonique_deboynton shared a tip "The orphan train adventures series is great. I read it years ago but am rereading them now that I have my own copies."

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motts shared a tip "it was a good book. end made me nauseous tho"

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Kayla.1854 shared a tip "This one made me cry so hard at the end please read with caution."

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mac_stark shared a tip "This was the first book I ugly cried to! It hurt my heart so much!"

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abundant_everlasting shared a tip "I remeber crying because of the movies when I was 10."

kim_bryan_1004 shared a tip "Of all the books I read as a child, this is the one I love the most."

macy_brown_1524 shared a tip "Yes definitely!! Be aware it is a tearjerker towards the end though."

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all_things_webtoon_ shared a tip "Best book ever. Read it so fast and cried so much!"

jane_doe_9098 shared a tip "I loved everything about this book I just cried so hard"

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nicole123 shared a tip "The ending left my heart in pieces… so good!!"

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allison_havens shared a tip "This book is so amazing"

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kira_7176 shared a tip "sad as hell, but so sweet and nice to read"

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jonah_petteruto shared a tip "This book was sad but I loved it"

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pigtato shared a tip "good but predictable"

krista_445 shared a tip "You will cry when you read this. If you don’t cry, you don’t have a heart."

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