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When 11-year-old Marty Preston chances upon a mistreated beagle pup in his hometown of Friendly, West Virginia, he is not prepared for the ethical questions he has to face. Should he return the dog to its owner, only to have the animal abused again? Should he tell his parents? Should he steal food to help the poor creature? Marty's efforts to cope with these questions provides the moral backbone for this story, which is presented in a language and manner that will be understood by third- and fourth-grade readers. The heart and beauty of this 1992 Newbery Medal winner lies in lessons children will take away with them. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
This 1992 Newbery Medal winner revolves around an 1 1 -year-old boy who finds an abused dog near his West Virginia hills home; PW noted that this heartwarming novel should win new fans for the popular Naylor. Ages 812.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I think the book is interesting and surprising. And really sad but it goes into a happy ending. - from my son.Published 13 days ago by Robert Thomas
Ok if you want religious input in a story: " If you lie, you will separate yourself from Jesus." I prefer books with spiritual bent rather than heavy religious leanings.Published 22 days ago by info shopper
Was unable to have read to via Kindle reader. It should be said before purchasePublished 27 days ago by Tricia Benoit
Such a good novel. My 3rd grade homeschooler and I read this one. There's some good life lessons in it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lifelong Shopper
Was a required summer reading book for my daughter who just entered 5th grade. She enjoyed it and we will most likely continue the series.Published 1 month ago by Lynn A.
This book is amazing but it was sad at the same time . Stupid German Shepard.also u loved it.