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In 1346, twelve-year-old Brind, an orphaned kennel boy raised with hunting dogs at an English manor, accompanies his master, along with half of the manor's prized mastiffs, to France, where he must fend for himself when both his master and the dogs are lost at the decisive battle of Crécy.
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, 2006.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780060841164
Call Number: RUSSELL
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Knights and knighthood -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphans -- Juvenile fiction.
Mastiff -- Juvenile fiction.
Dogs -- Juvenile fiction.
Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile fiction.
Crécy, Battle of, Crécy-en-Ponthieu, France, 1346 -- Juvenile fiction.
Hundred Yearsʹ War, 1339-1453 -- Juvenile fiction.
Historical fiction, Juvenile.


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vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

1300s CE France. A twelve-year-old orphan lives and works as a kennel boy taking care of the hunting dogs of an English noble. He accompanies his master and the dogs to France to fight in the Hundred Years War where he suddenly must fend for himself after his beloved pack is killed in the Battle of Crecy.

dntblnk Feb 10, 2010

a boy and a dog and a time period when the lower ranks of people where seen as objects not people. It is a quick read.


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