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Publisher: Date:1993 - Troll Associates
A timeless story by the author of Shane, Old Ramon centers on a wise older shepherd, a young boy, and two brave dogs. Ramon teaches the boy, who it he son of his patron, how to care for a herd in the harsh terrain of the desert. The boy learns about sheep and sandstorms, rattlesnakes and wolves: he also learns about friendship and loss, bravery and cool-headed wisdom. Set in the Old West, where the cultures of Mexico and Southern California converge, Old Ramon offers both a journey back to the adventures of the past and a universal story of growing up. -A Newbery Honor Book