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Marty will do anything to save his new friend Shiloh. When Marty Preston comes across a young beagle in the hills behind his home, it's love at first sight -- and also big trouble. It turns out the dog, which Marty names Shiloh, belongs to Judd Travers, who drinks too much and has a gun -- and abuses his dogs. So when Shiloh runs away from Judd to Marty, Marty just has to hide him and protect him from Judd. But Marty's secret becomes too big for him to keep to himself, and it exposes his entire family to Judd's anger. How far will Marty have to go to make Shiloh his?
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2012
ISBN: 9781439132005
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Aug 12, 2018

This book is great, but I do not have fond memories of this. I read this book in 4th grade in Language Arts, and as soon as it was assigned, I went home and blew though it, finishing it before the next day of school. My teacher then spent six long weeks going through this book, one hour every week. I found it torture, mostly because I am a fast reader and can go though things very quickly and comprehend a book like this very well, even in 4th grade, and my teacher spent much more time than was needed going over it, and she didn't believe me when I explained why I hadn't read chapter four last night, I had read the whole book 2 WEEKS AGO!! Despite my bad experience with this, Shiloh is a great book for kids if you're looking for something a little more . . . real. Like not fantasy, I mean.

Lovestoread5 Jul 13, 2018

A terrific story; a great lesson in right and wrong and how it's not always an easy choice. It's nice to see a main character with a conscious who strives to do the right thing even though it means doing the wrong thing too. That's his dilemma. I loved it.

Jun 06, 2017

This is an amazing book!!!

Mar 13, 2017

For all dog-lovers!! This sweet story is about Shiloh, a little beagle who lives with a mean owner Judd Travers. Shiloh follows Marty, am 11-year old boy who lives nearby, and Marty decides to take the hungry dog in. But how is he going to feed Shiloh while keeping him hidden from his family? And what about Judd?

Feb 11, 2016

I pretty much kinda liked it

Nov 22, 2015

Omg! I am almost done reading this book, so far so good 😀

May 29, 2015

A book I loved reading as a kid. Normally, I'm not a fan of animal fiction, but this book not only has a cute beagle, but has some well rounded human characters too.

Jul 28, 2013

I am reading this with my children for a summer reading program through their entire school and actually looked forward to seeing what happened each time we read a chapter. Also, good for a wide span of ages!

Kati14 Sep 29, 2012

I really liked this story, and read it when i was younger. I totally recommend it.

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Mar 13, 2017

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

Mar 13, 2017

Funny thing is, you've got yourself a dog, you sometimes feel like you don't need anyone else.
Nobody else loves you as much as a dog. Except your ma, maybe. ~ Chapter 8


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Nov 22, 2015

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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