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With World War II raging and his father fighting overseas in Europe, 11-year-old Hobie Hanson is determined to do his part to help his family and his country, even if it means giving up his beloved German shepherd, Duke. Will Hobie ever see Duke, or his father, again?

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by Kirby Larson

  • Publication Date: August 27, 2013
  • Genres: Historical Fiction
  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press
  • ISBN-10: 054541637X
  • ISBN-13: 9780545416375


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