When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs.
Interest age level : Ages 8-12.|||890L Lexile|||juvenile
by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.
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Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.4 4 5440.
Newbery Medal, 1992.