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Bucking Bales

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 24

Author

Raymond
Bial

Appeared in

Dude! Stories and Stuff for Boys.

Story Summary

Thirteen-year old Ray wants to get a job bucking bales to earn a little of his own money and help him shape up for football. When his mother hears about a nearby farm looking for help, Ray readily agrees to take the job. But Ray gets more than he bargained for when he finds the family that he never had at home.