"A fool that knows he is a fool is one that knows he don't know all about anything, but the fool that don't know he is a fool is the one that thinks he knows all about anything. Then he is a dam fool." - Will Rogers, 7 August 1927
Will Rogers was a cowboy, and proud member of the Cherokee Nation. His entertainment career started with him in performing in Wild West shows as a trick roper, and took him to the vaudeville stage, into silent and talking movies, as he wrote daily and weekly newspaper columns, and was broadcast to millions with a popular radio program.
Where the Red Fern Grows DVD ~ James Whitmore, This video remake of the classic is very much like the actual book. It follow the storyline to the letter. The actor are even closely matched to those in the story. The book and movie are geared toward students in grade 6 through 8. It can be used in a literature lesson or a social studies lesson.