ShilohBook - 1991
There's nothing eleven-year-old Marty Preston enjoys more than spending time up in the hills behind his home near Friendly, West Virginia.
But this time is different. This time Marty sees a young beagle on the road past the old Shiloh school-house.
Marty feels sure the dog is being abused by his owner. When the dog runs away to Marty's house, his parents say he must bring him back. But it hurts Marty to return the runaway dog to his cruel master.
That's when Marty secretly decides he'll do anything to save the dog he names Shiloh.
Baker & Taylor
Certain that the dog he has discovered near the old Shiloh schoolhouse has been abused by its owner, Marty Preston secretly vows to do anything to save him. Reprint. Newbery Medal winner.
When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs
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readingfairy1 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 11
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I look at the dark closing in, sky getting more and more purple, and I'm thinking how nothing is as simple as you guess--not right or wrong, not Judd Travers, not even me or this dog I got here. But the good part is I saved Shiloh and opened my eyes some. Now that ain't bad for eleven. ~ Chapter 15
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Marty wants Shiloh which is the dog but Judd which is very bad person owns Shiloh. One day, Marty finds Shiloh and tie him somewhere so Judd or anyone cannot find it. Marty sneaks to Shiloh 2 times everyday to give him food even though he is not suppose to or else his parents will give Shiloh back to Judd and then...
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