Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam.

By: Cynthia Kadohata

I chose to do the book Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam. I chose it because I really like dogs, and I wanted to add the historical aspect in it as well.

Cynthia Kadohata:

Settings:

1) Chicago         2) Battle fields of Vietnam            This story mainly takes place in Vietnam                                                                                         during the Vietnam war

Character

1) Willie: Cracker's original owner

2) Cracker: The Dog

3) Tristie: Cracker's friend in Vietnam

4) Bruno: Another friend of Cracker

5) Rick Hanski: The main human character that got paired up with Cracker.

6) Cody: Owner of Bruno and friends of Rick.

Conflict

External: Man vs. Man: Willie vs. the man that tries to take Cracker: Willie doesn't want Cracker to leave so he keeps insisting for him to let Cracker go.

Story Details

Willie is the owner of Cracker and they are almost inseparable. When someone tries to take Cracker because where they live doesn't accept pets it is on......Finally cracker gets to Vietnam and literally locks the people in a kennel. Then Rick comes along........

Moods

1. Funny- Cracker locks 3 men up in a kennel

2. Sad-  Cracker gets taken from his best friend

3. Serious- They are in a war fighting

Theme

You never know how something will turn out, for the better or for the worse.

Why I liked the book??

I loved this book because it gets really deep, and I can kind of relate to how Willie feels.

What do I remember most?

I remember most when Cracker was finally about to leave and Willie came running home from school trying to save her from leaving.

Would I recommend this book? Why?

Yes, I would recommend this to anybody who likes books that are funny and sad at times. It was one of the best books I have ever read.

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2 years ago
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I dont think that the dog should have been taken away because they Cracker and his owner were close.

2 years ago
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No, because I like dogs.

2 years ago
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yes, i do because he couldnt stay with his owner.

2 years ago
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i believe he should have to leave so he wouldnt have to be in a bad place

2 years ago
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I believe that he shouldn't have left if the owner really liked Cracker.

2 years ago
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Yes, because the dog went and did something that helped save people.

2 years ago
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I dont think that Cracker should have left because Cracker already had an owner that love him

2 years ago
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No because if it was his dog no one but him should have the authority to tell him where to go

2 years ago
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No because the dog has a Best Friend. not a bf. to make it clear.

2 years ago
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A dog gotta do what a dog's gotta do...