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Shiloh

by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Atheneum Books For Young Readers | September 1, 2000 | Trade Paperback

Shiloh is rated 4.71428571428571 out of 5 by 7.
Marty will do anything to save his new friend Shiloh in this Newbery Medal–winning novel from Phillis Reynolds Naylor.

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?

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.5 in

Published: September 1, 2000

Publisher: Atheneum Books For Young Readers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0689835825

ISBN - 13: 9780689835827

Appropriate for ages: 8

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shiloh This is a very good book! It Is Intresting☺ I Sugest you read this
Date published: 2015-10-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Left me in tears! I was in tears when I finished the book, and not because it had a sad ending. This was definitely one of my favourite books as a child.
Date published: 2014-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful book! This book is a really great book for both kids and adults. I had to read this book for a book report and at first I thought this book was gonna be boring so I was kinda mad, but then once I started reading, I just couldn't stop! Awesome book!
Date published: 2013-06-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Friend with a Dog! A great book helping you realize any bond you share with a pet! It really made you feel connected with an animal and a wanting to protect it!
Date published: 2006-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW Great bond between dog and human.
Date published: 2005-12-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A GREAT BOOK An extremly heart felt book. Get ready to cry.
Date published: 2005-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great review A heart filled tale that will lead you to tears.
Date published: 2005-12-03

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Shiloh

Shiloh

by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.5 in

Published: September 1, 2000

Publisher: Atheneum Books For Young Readers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0689835825

ISBN - 13: 9780689835827

About the Book

MARTY WILL DO ANYTHING TO SAVE 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?

From the Publisher

Marty will do anything to save his new friend Shiloh in this Newbery Medal–winning novel from Phillis Reynolds Naylor.

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?

About the Author

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Author Phyllis Naylor was born in Anderson, Indiana, and she spent her teenage years in Joliet, Illinois with some occasional trips to Iowa. Two of her series are set in Indiana: the witch books and the Bessledorf mystery series. Some of the titles in those series include "Witch's Sister,""The Witch Herself,""The Witch Returns,""The Mad Gasser of Bessledorf Street,""The Bodies in the Bessledorf Hotel," and "Bernie and the Bessledorf Ghost." Naylor's book "Shiloh" won the Newberry Award and the 1995 Young Hoosier Book Award. She currently resides in Bethesda, Maryland.

From Our Editors

This award-winning story of a boy and his dog has become a popular favourite for young readers of all ages. In Shiloh, 11-year-old Mary Preston saves a poor dog from an abusive owner. Marty and his new dog quickly form a special bond based on the irreplaceable virtues of love and friendship. Phyllis Reynolds Naylor’s moving story will touch your heart and uplift your spirits.

Editorial Reviews

* “A moving and powerful look at the best and worst of human nature.”—Booklist, starred review

Appropriate for ages: 8