Wednesday, March 9, 2011
New Children's Historical Fiction
In post WWII Russia, one boy dares to save an entire race of outlawed dogs - the German shepherd!
World War II has just ended when thirteen-year-old Mikhail finds a dying man and his German shepherd, Zasha, in the woods. It's dangerous - some say traitorous - to own a German dog after Germany attacked Russia, so Mikhail must keep Zasha a secret to keep her alive. Grades 4-7.
From delivering important messages and helping the wounded to even saving a young soldier's life, Will takes readers on a firsthand trip through one of the Civil War's most significant battles. Grades 4-7.