The Yearling - Novel
by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Jody’s loneliness is assuaged by his pet fawn, but trouble and sorrow ensue when he can no longer control the mischievous deer.
Book Summary (428 pages)
Theme: Relationships, growing up
Setting: Florida backwoods
Related Studies: Florida history and geography, animal tracking, natural disasters
This Pulitzer Prize winning novel is a poignant study of relationships and coming of age. It is so much more than a story about a boy and his pet; take it slow and grow with Jody.
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