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Animal Control Officers to the Rescue

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From rescuing six baby wild turkeys at the bottom of a storm drain to capturing a ten-foot-long (3-m) boa constrictor slithering through a Florida neighborhood, animal control officers are devoted to protecting animals and ensuring the safety of people.

In this gripping book, young readers will meet the fearless animal control officers who share a selfless dedication to helping animals that are trapped, abandoned, or abused. Through action-packed stories, including the heart-pounding rescue of a black lab from an icy pond, young readers will learn how these everyday heroes use their quick thinking and expert skills to come to the aid of an animal at a moment's notice. In addition, readers will get an inside look at how animal control officers prepare for their job so that they are always ready to help and protect animals and people. Large, full-color photos and dramatic real-life stories will keep kids turning the pages to learn more.

 
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF011000
Genre Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Copyright 2013
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Series The Work of Heroes: First Responders in Action
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 8 x 10
ISBN 9781617727474, 9781617727962, 9781617728457
Title Format Reinforced book, Multi-User eBook, Savings Bundle
Dewey 636.08'32
ATOS Reading Level 5.5
Guided Reading Level O
Lexile Reading Level 960
Scholastic Reading Counts Level 6.5
AR Quiz Number 156932
Author Meish Goldish
 
  • 2014 Children's Choices, 2014

Animal Control Officers

Many children dream of working with animals. Other youngsters will be drawn to careers as community helpers, especially as first responders. These titles identify two careers through which young people can pursue both interests. The well-designed books contain heartwarming stories of daring animal rescues across the United States and across animal species. Large, attractive photos and sidebars with facts are effectively interwoven into the texts. Information is also provided about job training, duties, and equipment. Solid additions for most collections.

Animal Control Officers

Many children dream of working with animals. Other youngsters will be drawn to careers as community helpers, especially as first responders. These titles identify two careers through which young people can pursue both interests. The well-designed books contain heartwarming stories of daring animal rescues across the United States and across animal species. Large, attractive photos and sidebars with facts are effectively interwoven into the texts. Information is also provided about job training, duties, and equipment. Solid additions for most collections.

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