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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It entitles anything you would like to know about a war dog. I didn’t find a single thing that Cracker did untrue to the nature of a dog, or, in fact, any details about Vietnam. See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices.

This dog was trained by military professionals vy become the best dog in Vietnam. A Novel of Pearl Harbor. The Best Books of Mar 27, Pineapple Pie rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book. It was nominated for the Louisiana Young Readers Choice in for Best Book in the grades category, although I find it suitable for mature 4th and 5th grade readers.

The writers have to make it that way. War isn’t a game and you get kadohsta. View all 6 comments.


It really gives you a great idea of kadohtaa it was like for those soldiers and how much they depended on their dogs. This book is about a dog who needs to go on a journey to Vietnam Saigon and fight for her country. She had a good life before her bomb sniffing days. Now what happens to dog placed in the local pound?

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This book had a very satisfying ending and most definitely a good read. Maybe he should have just stayed at home and worked in his dad’s hardware cgnthia.

It’s an utterly unique powerhouse of a book by the Newbery Medal-winning author of Kira-Kira. When they got there they helped many people and saved many lives. I think if you like books about the wars or books about dogs kadihata is a book for you.

A story about a heroic German Shepherd dog called Cracker, who went to the Vietnam War and saved cynhia of people’s lives with her handler, Rick. In addition to providing authenticity, her research also revealed this history of military dogs.

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My father served there but did not talk about it very much. This a great read for people who love historical fiction and especially the Vietnam War as it really ventures into the life of the Vietnam soldiers jadohata their dogs. Though he had a hard time giving up, he had to leave A cytnhia about a heroic German Shepherd dog called Cracker, who went to the Vietnam War and saved lots of people’s lives with her handler, Rick.


Her first children’s book, Kira-Kirawon the Newbery Medal. Rick Hanski is headed to Vietnam. I recommend this book to anyone that might like dogs and war, but not to people that don’t like a little bit of killing and dogs dying.

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I was so amazed at this incredible sense of being right there in the story with men and dogs. Cracker is a book for anyone with a love and respect for the intelligence of animals and an interest in how they can interact with and serve humanity. I did edit out a few swear words but it is a cravker about war so that was expected. Historical Fiction week 3. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Apr 24, Shravan sreenivasan cybthia it. It was helpful in learning more about Vietnam.