Shiloh

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Atheneum, Aug 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 144 pages
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For use in schools and libraries only. 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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User Review  - ImperfectCJ - LibraryThing

"That was nice," said my ten-year-old as I ejected the CD at the end of the audiobook. That's pretty much how I feel about Shiloh, too. It's nice. It's optimistic without being saccharin. Naylor ... Read full review

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Shiloh is the 1992 Newbery winner about a boy who rescues a dog who is being abused by his owner. I am not really an animal lover, and I am always surprised when I enjoy books about children and their ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor was born in Anderson, Indiana on January 4, 1933. She received a bachelor's degree from American University in 1963. Her first children's book, The Galloping Goat and Other Stories, was published in 1965. She has written more than 135 children and young adult books including Witch's Sister, The Witch Returns, The Bodies in the Bessledorf Hotel, A String of Chances, The Keeper, Walker's Crossing, Bernie Magruder and the Bats in the Belfry, Please Do Feed the Bears, and The Agony of Alice, which was the first book in the Alice series. She has received several awards including the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Night Cry and the Newberry Award for Shiloh.

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