Jun 24, 2021

A young boy named Billy really wants two coon hounds. He does everything to save up fifty dollars to purchase the dogs. With help from his grandpa, Bill buys the dogs and goes to Tahlehquah to pick the dogs up. He trains the dogs to help him find coon. He makes money off of the coon skins, and gives the money to his father. Billy has many adventures with his dogs.

I think this book was okay. Personally, I do not read books about animals because I find them not interesting. The book did have many values and lessons. It was a good read, but I would not read this book again. I would recommend

The Total Outdoorsman Manual

By T. Edwards Nickens
Rated by Robin D.
Oct 14, 2014

With 408 skill tips broken into 5 categories (camping, fishing, hunting, survival, and challenge) this complete outdoor manual covers all the basics and then some.  Most of the tips are less than 4 paragraphs long, so the book works very well as a reference manual (though full page and even double page spreads are given to subjects that require it, such as track identification and fire starting techniques)for those who enjoy the great outdoors.  There are some basic tips like seasoning a dutch oven, or identifying drake mallards, that will be redundant to people who have been camping/hunting