World War II has just ended when
thirteen-year-old Mikhail finds a dying man and his German shepherd, Zasha, in
the woods. It’s dangerous, some say traitorous, to own a German dog after
Germany attacked Russia, so Mikhail must keep Zasha a secret to keep her alive.
But Mikhail’s rival, Katia, is determined to
find the dog she is sure he’s hiding. At the same time, a soldier named Dimitri
is breeding a new Russian dog at a nearby farm. So many dogs were lost in
combat, to starvation, and in the slaughter of German dogs that the country is
in dire need of every kind of dog. Download and start listening now!