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Original Artwork by ThinkQuest Team
Written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Marty Preston finds a beagle in the hills behind his home. He immediately knows that this is the pet he has always dreamed about. The trouble is the beagle belongs to Judd Travers, just about the meanest man around. Marty decides to keep the beagle, which he names Shiloh, a secret. The secret gets out though, the night a mean German shepherd attacks Shiloh. Will Shiloh live? If he does will Marty be able to keep him now that the secret is out? Read Shiloh to find out.


Reading Level 5.1

AR Points 3.0



1992 Winner of the Newbery Medal

ALA Notable Books

IRA Young Adult Choices

IRA Teachers’ Choice

Winner of Over 25 State Awards!

Created for ThinkQuest by Gay Miller's Class