An action-packed and heartwarming story of a dog in the Cherry Mine disaster of 1909.When Thomas?s family needs money, he?s forced to go to work in the coal mines, even though neither of his late pare
An action-packed and heartwarming story of a dog in the Cherry Mine disaster of 1909.
When Thomas?s family needs money, he?s forced to go to work in the coal mines, even though neither of his late parents wanted that for him. His only comfort is his dog Finder, a failed hunting dog who now pulls a cart in the mines. When disaster strikes, can Thomas and Finder escape from the fires deep below ground?
In the third installment of their ?Dog Chronicles? series, Alison Hart and Michael Montgomery bring readers an exciting tale exploring the roles that dogs played during the Cherry Mine disaster of 1909.
Fast-paced historical fiction told from a working dog?s point of view. Follow Darling, Murphy, Finder, and Leo onto the battlefield, out of danger, and into their human?s hearts.
?Well-told and entertaining?
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Curriculum Connections: Historical Fiction- US history; 1900's, coal mine disaster Cherry, Illinois. Story elements; setting, plot and character development, conflict; man vs society, man vs self, man vs nature, man vs fate, man vs man. Themes; child labor, coal mining industry, "pioneer "dogs, disaster, survival, friendship
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