The 1992 Newbery Medal was awarded to Shiloh, as well as 25 state children's choice awards. A moving and powerful look at the best and the worst of human nature as well as the shades of gray that color most of life's dilemmas.--Booklist starred review.
Age Range: From 8 to 12
Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, September 1991
Product Dimensions: 8.72 L × 5.82 W × 0.65 H
Publisher Marketing: Publisher Marketing: 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.
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