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Wildfire Escape

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As flames rushed through the wooded hills near San Diego, California, people were forced to evacuate with what little they could take in a hurry. When the wildfire drew near, Nancy began packing up her pets. Dogs, cats, and birds alike jammed into her truck. But no matter how hard she tried, she couldn't save all of her beloved animals alone. Follow along as several heroes stepped in to help Nancy's furry and feathered family make it to safety in this graphic adventure of animal escapes. Then, learn about more rescuers who saved animals from wildfires.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF062030, JNF051160, JNF062000
Genre Graphic Novel
Copyright 2021
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Series Rescued! Animal Escapes
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
ISBN 9781647476229, 9781647476366, 9781647478025
Title Format Reinforced book, Unlimited Access eBook, Savings Bundle
Dewey 363.37'909794
ATOS Reading Level 2.9
Lexile Reading Level 520
AR Quiz Number 351465
Author James Buckley Jr.
Illustrator Kerstin LaCross

Booklist Starred Review of Rescued! Animal Escapes

Combining high-interest topics–natural disasters, animals, survival, rescue–in an equally high-interest graphic-novel format, the Rescued! Animals Escapes series is a guaranteed hit. Each volume briefly explains the science behind a type of natural disaster before identifying a recent, real-life natural disaster and its threat to wildlife, farm animals, aquarium animals, and/or pets. Successive, short and easy-to-read chapters describe the rescue and aftercare of specific animals or types of animals, with dramatic and action-packed artwork adding intensity to the heroics. Deepwater Disaster centers on the Deepwater Horizon explosion that caused an oil spill in the Gulf that endangered numerous species of marine life, as well as brown pelicans, which are valiantly rescued and scrubbed clean here. Vanished in the Hurricane relates how Hurricane Katrina destroyed the dolphin tanks at an oceanarium in Gulfport, Mississippi, resulting in dolphins getting stranded in the Gulf, and their rescue by oceanarium workers. Water Everywhere highlights the extreme measures one Iowa farmer took to save his pigs before and after a flood. Wildfire Escape recounts the start of the Cedar Fire in San Diego and one woman’s evacuation of her numerous pets before the wildfire reached her home. The books conclude with descriptions of two similar animal rescues, a glossary, and related resources. With reluctant readers in mind, this series is educational and engaging.

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