"Occasionally, but very rarely, one reads a book with the increasing certainty...that a classic is unfolding before one's eyes." -- Chicago Sunday tribune
From the Back Cover
The stray dog was ugly, and a thieving rascal, too. But he sure was clever, and a smart dog could be a big help on the wild Texas frontier, especially with Papa away on a long cattle drive up to Abilene.
Strong and courageous, Old Yeller proved that he could protect Travis's family from any sort of danger. But can Travis do the same for Old Yeller?