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Big Red

The Big Red, by Jim Kjelgard, is about a character named Danny and his Irish setter, Red. Danny becomes highly attached to Red, and they go on adventures including fighting a bear named Old...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2018, 11:30 pm (UTC)

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Big Red is a classic tale of a boy and his dog. The boy Danny lives with his father Ross in a small ramshackle cabin in the Wintapi forest in the Ozarks. Ross ekes out a living as a woodsman,...

Latest answer posted January 29, 2018, 12:25 pm (UTC)

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The protagonist and main character of the story is seventeen year old Danny. He is lives in the Wintapi Forest, a ways outside of NYC, in a small one room cabin with his father. Big Red is the dog...

Latest answer posted February 3, 2019, 2:01 am (UTC)

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Since Big Red is a dog, and since the story and its characters are grounded in realism, you must be talking about Big Red's companion who Danny finds to mate with him. Her name is Sheilah Macguire,...

Latest answer posted July 26, 2019, 3:35 pm (UTC)

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Danny's trap lines are invaded by a wolverine, or an Indian devil, as they're called in the book. As the narrator tells us, it's very rare for a wolverine to invade the Wintapi, but when it...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2021, 9:33 am (UTC)

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There are a number of descriptors for Danny, the protagonist, in Big Red by Jim Kjelgaard. Big Red can be considered a “coming of age” story in which the protagonist changes from being child-like...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2016, 5:49 pm (UTC)

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Big Red

Big Red by Jim Kjelgaard is the story of Danny, a young man growing up in the wilderness of the Wintapi forest. Danny lives in a cabin with his father Ross. The two of them share a subsistence...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2015, 5:03 pm (UTC)

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