In thIs story , Jody’s father has been bitten by a rattle snake. He quickly kills a doe and uses its heart and liver to draw out the poison. As Jody is a kind hearted boy he puts up risk to save the little fawn who is left wIthout It’s mother . Jody asks permission from his parent and rides with Mill-Wheel to the forest . Jody finds adventure in the forest. At last after a long time he finds the fawn and brings it home . His father appreciate him and he brings it up. Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896-1953), American novelist, whose works explore the need for humans to live in harmony with the natural environment. Her books reflect her love of the land, particularly the land and people of north central Florida. In 1939 Rawlings was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her young adult novel The Yearling (1938), the popular and critical success of which made her one of the most beloved of American children's authors. She was born Marjorie Kinnan in Washington, D.C. After her father died in 1913, she moved with her mother and brother to Madison, Wisconsin, where she soon enrolled at the University of Wisconsin, graduating in 1918 with a B.A. degree in English. The next year she married fellow writer Charles A. Rawlings, Jr., and moved with him to Rochester, New York, where she worked as a newspaper writer. In 1928 Rawlings purchased an orange grove in Cross Creek, Florida, where she and her husband subsequently moved to restore the farm to working condition. After divorcing her husband in 1933, Rawlings stayed in Cross Creek. She married Norton Sanford Baskin, a restaurant and hotel operator, in 1941. Rawlings is best known for The Yearling, the tale of a boy, his pet deer, and his sad passage to adulthood. It was made into a motion picture in 1946 and has been published in more than 20 languages. Rawlings's final novel was The Sojourner (1953), a tribute to her grandfather. Her other works include the novels Golden Apples (1935) and Mountain Prelude (1947), short stories, nonfiction articles, and a cookbook entitled Cross Creek Cookery (1942). The Yearling is a touching, suspenseful, and realistic story about a boy caught between love for his pet and responsibility to his family. The novel follows a year in the life of this playful and sensitive boy-a year filled with adventure and danger, loss and loneliness. The boy's experiences of sorrow, bitterness, and courage speak of what it means to grow up in a harsh environment. The story of The Yearling takes place in the 1870s in the untamed wilds of inland Florida. The Baxter family has settled in a clearing of pines near the 'scrub'—a deeply forested stretch of land enclosed by rivers, surrounded by marshes, and inhabited by hundreds of wild animals and birds. Here, isolated from their moonshiner neighbors and the world at large, the family leads a hand-to-mouth existence, fighting against the constant threat of bears, panthers, wolves, rattlesnakes, and inclement weather. Water is scarce and must be carried from a large sinkhole. Survival depends on hunting, both to provide food and to protect the crops and livestock. Jody Baxter, and his pet deer, Flag. For a year the two are inseparable, sharing adventures and hardships as they grow. But when Flag begins to eat the family's crops and must be shot, Jody panics and runs away from home.