Sunday, August 5, 2012
How a dog thinks
Find out what this dog is thinking. Cracker! : the best dog in Vietnam by Cynthia Kadohata takes place during the Vietnam War. It is told from a dog's point of view as well as from his owners. During this time numerous dogs were put into service and this is the story about one of the many special dogs. Seventeen year old Rick Hanski is ready to “ lick the world” and plans to do it with his assigned partner, Cracker. They must trust each as if their lives depend upon it. The story is based on true facts and Kadohata did her research well. Here is a positive story that reveals much about our country, the young men, and the time in which it took place.