I recommend this book. This story is about a boy who wats a dog. He can't get a dog because his family is poor. So Billy worked and worked for money to get two redbone hounds. In two years he finally got $50. He was impatient to get the dogs delivered,so he went to town. He had to train his dogs to hunt so he trapped a coon. Soon he was hunting and his dogs were great hunters. Later, his hounds were entered in the biggest hunting contest ever,against great hounds. To find out what happens read "Were the Red Fern Grows."