Wilson Rawls

Wilson  Rawls

Wilson Rawls is the author of Where the Red Fern Grows, a timeless classic, and Summer of the Monkeys, a critically acclaimed novel. He grew up on a modest farm in the Ozark Mountains, exploring northeastern Oklahoma with his sole companion, an ancient bluetick dog. Where the Red Fern Grows has become a classic since its publication more than fifty years ago, and has been adapted into a critically praised film. Summer of the Monkeys, Rawls' second novel, gained acclaim and won the coveted California Young Reader Medal Award, among other honors.