Stone Fox

Stone Fox

Book - 1980
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Little Willie hopes to pay the back taxes on his grandfather's farm with the purse from a dog sled race he enters.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c1980
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780690039832
Branch Call Number: J GAR
Characteristics: 85 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Sewall, Marcia


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YLPLchildrens Mar 26, 2018

I have read this book three times and all three times I had a box of tissues nearby. Stone Fox is a beautifully written story about the love a grandson has for his grandfather and the exceptional love and loyalty of a dog to his boy. This tender story and unexpected emotional ending will stay with readers for years after they close the book.

Library_Jill Jan 17, 2018

A beautiful story about a little boy who refuses to give up and the dog who is his constant companion. Be aware, though, that this is a "dog book," so expect some tears! Though the book is much shorter and simpler, this might be a good one for those who enjoy "Where the Red Fern Grows" or "Woodsong."

Jun 20, 2016

I read this book with my fourth graders and they all loved it. Although the ending was unexpected and sad, the book overall was good. I wish it didn't end the way it did though...

Jun 14, 2016

so sad,but good. :)

Oct 11, 2015

I loved it!!! Make another one!

Jun 24, 2015

It was a beautiful and sad book. I enjoyed it.

May 19, 2014

Definitely not 1st grade reading level. I recommend it for at least grade 4. They can handle the reading level and the sad ending.

TDSRC2014_GA Aug 12, 2013

Stone Fox was really good. The ending was happy and sad at the same time.

willybilly Sep 11, 2012

This book is on a recommended reading list for 1st graders. The main character is a desolate 10 yr old boy. When his only family, his grandfather, becomes bed-ridden, he fends for himself with his only companion, his tough dog. The story ends with a sudden death of his dog fighting against all odds. It's a beautiful story, but I think the heart-wrenching tragedy will keep any first grader up at night.

Jun 13, 2011

Beautiful story!
my 2nd grade boy just read the whole thing cover to cover in one sitting. LOVED it.

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