When Marty Preston comes across a young beagle in the hills behind his home, it's love at first sightÂ‹and also big trouble. It turns out the dog, which Marty names Shiloh belongs to Judd Travers who drinks too much and has a gunÂ‹and abuses his dogs. So when Shiloh runs away from Judd to Marty,... show more
When Marty Preston comes across a young beagle in the hills behind his home, it's love at first sightÂ‹and also big trouble. It turns out the dog, which Marty names Shiloh belongs to Judd Travers who drinks too much and has a gunÂ‹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?
Publish date: May 1st 2003
Pages no: 145
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
Series: Shiloh (#1)
Shiloh is about a young boy who discovers a beagle dog who is being mistreated and abused. He goes beyond and does the right thing by protecting Shiloh and taking care of him. He becomes Shiloh's voice and guardian angel. This book can be used in a classroom by using it to discuss the importance of ...
This book is about a sweet friendship between a young boy and a dog he finds mistreated. He vows to work for a man, Judd, to be able to keep the dog, Shiloh. The Lexile level is 890L. I would use this in a 4th or 5th grade classroom. I would first do a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast Marty (the...
A cute and short story about a boy wanting a dog from a man who treats his poorly. I loved re-reading this one and it really make me want to re-read Where the Red Fern Grows and Old Yeller again. I definitely like Where the Red Fern Grows more than Shiloh but its still a great book about dogs for ch...
In a third grade classroom, Shiloh would be a perfect book to teach so many lessons: never give up, work for what you want, not much in life comes for free, love deeply, be honest.... the lessons are endless! This is also a great chapter book to study perspective. To see the adventures of Marty th...
Shiloh is a book I read when I was in 5th grade. I enjoyed this book so much when I was a kid. I would use this book to help students reflect on right and wrong. Also, I would use it to help practice critical thinking skills. I would use this book in 5th and 6th grade.