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Summer of the Monkeys

Written by Wilson Rawls
Published by Yearling
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Fourteen-year-old Jay tries to recover a group of wily monkeys escaped from a circus train in the hopes the reward will buy him the gun and pony he has so long wanted.

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Who Wrote Summer of the Monkeys

Wilson Rawls

Wilson Rawls is the author of the timeless classic <i>Where the Red Fern Grows</i> and the acclaimed novel <i>Summer of the Monkeys</i>. He was born on a small farm in the Ozark Mountains and spent much of his boyhood roaming northeastern Oklahoma with his only companion, an old bluetick hound.<br> Since its publication more than fifty years ago, <i>Where the Red Fern Grows</i> has assumed the status of a classic and has been made into a widely acclaimed motion picture. Rawls’ second novel, <i>Summer of the Monkeys</i>, received rave reviews and won the prestigious California Young Reader Medal Award, among other accolades.

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December 29, 1998

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