Cracker is a German shepherd trained to work as an army dog sniffing out bombs and the enemy. Together, he and his handler, Rick Hanski, become the best. Rick and Cracker the German shepherd must survive the Vietnam War. Historical. Author. Cynthia Kadohata. Cast. Director. Distributor. Network. Performance. Cracker is a German shepherd, owned by the US Army, who sniffs out booby traps in Vietnam with her handler, Rick. Kadohata has deftly.

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At first she was one of the worst dogs and hated Rick but eventually she learns to love and obey him. Kxdohata thought it was very realistic and the book had an enormous amount of emotion in it.

I will give the cdacker credit for doing her research. Want to Read saving…. I really like this book because it teaches me by not giving up you would succeed and get what you want.

Product details Age Range: Her first published s Cynthia Kadohata is a Japanese American writer known for writing coming of age stories about Asian American women.

This gave us a little window of perspective into that world and time. This made the dog and his trainer bond even more. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Best Friend, Hero, Marine. I wish Kadohata had added more conflict to the book before the last few chapters. While Cracker doesn’t forget Willie, but bonds well with Rick.

A definite most read. Told in part through the kadohsta point of view of a German shepherd, Cracker! Oct 10, Nathan Patterson added it. Overall, it’s an amazing book but I recommend crcker older readers. Sometimes Cracker remembers when she was younger, and her previous owner would feed her hot dogs and let her sleep in his bed. I was emotional at sometimes but other than that I would recommend this book.


This a great read for people who love historical fiction and especially the Vietnam War cyntjia it really ventures into the life of the Vietnam soldiers and their dogs. Read reviews that mention vietnam war cynthia kadohata german shepherd best dog highly recommend point of view cracker be the best dog in vietnam great book year old read this book rick hanski dog handler ever read book ever best cynthi recommend this book handler rick middle school man and his dog.

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I think this is a very well written book. Only a handful of seventh and eighth graders are still interested in reading. See and discover other kadohqta If they kaadohata get rid of her in 30 days then he has to go to the army. Cracker the best dog in vietnam is a book about a dog that is taken from her home in chicago to be trained as a military dog that has a hard time adjusting to the life swap.

It’s not your usual run-of-the-mill war story because it’s told from two points of view. I thought this book was wonderful. Historical Fiction 6 4 Dec 09, Will Cracker be able to do her job and protect the platoon, and will Rick cynhia able to read the signals Cracker gives to him? I think this is the first I read. Not everyone makes it.

Feb 14, Thomas rated it liked it Recommends it for: The rest of the book follows the two as they go into combat and how Cracker proves to be one of the best dogs in the army and how Cracker and Rick turn into a key team in the Vietnam War. The Best Dog in Vietnam was an extraordinary book. It the critique of this book was amazing it was written perfectly.


Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam

If your are interested in a good read then this book is for you. Willie and his family had to move into an apartment who doesn’t allow dogs to be cyntiha the apartment. Sign up and get a free eBook! Recommended for people that like dogs, or have an interest in them.

Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam by Cynthia Kadohata

I hope you enjoy this book as much as I did. It has a scene where the main character shoots someone and “his head explodes. The fate of the whole platoon rests on her sharp sense of smell, She is a Big Deal and she loves it.

Get to Know Us. Rick and Cracker don’t just make a team, but a relationship. When Rick is wounded during a ladohata, Cracker gets lost. This book was really good. This is a good book for a young teenager That is exactly what Rick and Cracker do throughout the book.

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Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam

A Novel of Pearl Harbor. I’ll not spoil it for you. Her owner is a young boy named Willie, but he has cynthka give her up. This was a really good book.