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In The Yearling, a boy must release the young fawn he has raised back into the wild

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Short-story Writer and Novelist Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Was Born
August 8, 1896

Born on August 8, 1896, in Washington, D.C., Rawlings was a journalist, short story writer, and a novelist. She is best known for The Yearling, which was published in 1938 and won a Pulitzer prize, one of the most important prizes a writer can receive. The book is a coming-of-age story of a young boy who finds and raises a young fawn and then has to let it go back to the wild. The story takes place in the big scrub country, which is now the Ocala National Forest in Florida. The Yearling was also turned into a movie in 1946. Do you know a book that was turned into a movie? Which did you like better?
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