Table of Contents
- 1 What is Chapter 11 about in Where the Red Fern Grows?
- 2 What happened in Chapter 15 in Where the Red Fern Grows?
- 3 What happens in Chapter 16 of Where the Red Fern Grows?
- 4 What happened to Billy’s dogs in Chapter 11?
- 5 What is the legend of the Red Fern?
- 6 What happens in Chapter 14 of Where the Red Fern Grows?
- 7 What happens in Chapter 10 of Where the Red Fern Grows?
- 8 Where the Red Fern Grows Chapter 15 and 16 summary?
What is Chapter 11 about in Where the Red Fern Grows?
Chapter 11: Little Ann in Trouble After Little Ann helped Billy get Old Dan out of a tree, the boy wonders how the male dog would react if his sister was in trouble. He gets to find out one cold night. While hunting, the dogs chase a raccoon toward the frozen river.
What happened in Chapter 15 in Where the Red Fern Grows?
Where the Red Fern Grows Chapter 15. Grandpa, Papa, and Billy make their way to the campgrounds. They stop at night and set up a place to eat and sleep. Grandpa prepares dinner and Billy and Papa set up places for them to sleep, including beds for the dogs.
What happens in Chapter 17 in Where the Red Fern Grows?
Where the Red Fern Grows Chapter 17. Papa agrees to go look for the dogs with Billy, and the judge and Grandpa follow behind them. They slip and fall all over the place as the sleet is piling up. Billy gets the idea for Papa to fire his gun.
What happens in Chapter 16 of Where the Red Fern Grows?
Where the Red Fern Grows Chapter 16. The judge introduces himself and then Billy, Papa, and Grandpa head downriver with Old Dan and Little Ann to begin the hunt. Billy says to wait for Old Dan to get to her so the coon won’t be tempted to jump out of the tree. They catch and skin their third and final coon of the night …
What happened to Billy’s dogs in Chapter 11?
Things are starting to get dire, and Billy thinks he is going to watch as his little dog drowns in front of him. He drops to his knees and prays for help. (Have you noticed yet how often this happens?) All of a sudden, he hears a metallic sound.
How did Billy save little Ann from drowning?
He sits down and prays for a miracle. Then his lantern, which he pushed out onto the ice with a stick, makes a noise. Billy realizes he can curve the lantern handle into a hook and fish Little Ann out of the river with a long stick. He saves her.
What is the legend of the Red Fern?
According to legend, an angel has to plant the seed of the red fern, and so wherever there is a red fern, it marks something very admirable and special. It is red, the color of blood, yet it is not a symbol of death. On the contrary, it helps Billy forget about the deaths of his dogs.
What happens in Chapter 14 of Where the Red Fern Grows?
Where the Red Fern Grows Chapter 14. Billy walks to Grandpa’s store. Grandpa tells Billy how sorry he is to hear about Rubin’s death. He thinks it is his fault, but Billy assures him that it was no one’s fault.
What happens in Chapter 18 Where the Red Fern Grows?
Where the Red Fern Grows Chapter 18. One of the hunters shoots the gun and the coon jumps out of the tree. The dogs kill it and the men head back to camp. All of the other hunters are gone and the only tent up is Grandpa’s.
What happens in Chapter 10 of Where the Red Fern Grows?
After his first raccoon, Billy goes a bit “coon crazy” (10.1). He sells the furs at his grandpa’s shop, and listens to the other coon hunters telling stories and tales. Even though Billy brings in more furs than anyone else, the other hunters tease Billy about his small dogs. Because they’re so mature and all.
Where the Red Fern Grows Chapter 15 and 16 summary?
Grandpa, Papa, and Billy are on their way to the hunting competition. Usually they eat mush, but Grandpa insists they eat hash before the competition. It is while the dogs are being fed, Grandpa observes for the first time how tied the dogs are to each other.
What does legend say about a red fern growing?
“I had heard the old Indian legend about the red fern. In the spring, when they were found, a beautiful red fern had grown up between their two bodies. The story went on to say that only an angel could plant the seeds of a red fern, and they never died; where one grew, that spot was sacred.”