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Michael Morpurgo

From the author of War Horse, (2007) comes a powerful story from battle-scarred Afghanistan about a boy and his lost dog. Barely surviving in an Afghan cave, Aman and his mother’s only comfort is Shadow, the loyal spaniel that shows up from places unknown. When they decide to leave the cave in order to escape to England, Shadow runs away after being shot at by the police. Aman is heart-broken. Just as they are getting settled in England, Aman and his mother are held in a detention camp. Their only hope is Aman's classmate Matt, his grandpa and the dream of finding his lost dog. After all, you never lose your shadow.