True Rescue Stories

Age Level: 10–14  Grade Level: 5–9

An in-depth look at some intense, dangerous, real-life wilderness rescues. Each book is divided into five chapters, each tells a short story of an expedition gone wrong and the suspenseful outcome. Each chapter will put the reader in the throes of the action and offer a moment-by-moment report of the event as it unfolded. In addition, each book gives the reader an idea of what special skills or abilities were necessary to survive the challenge.

  • Reluctant reader topics and exciting stories that will appeal to kids
  • Features stories set in a particular biome, bringing a unique curriculum connection to the series
  • Includes health and safety tips as well as lessons in character development
  • Supports the Science and Language Arts curricula
  • 5 1/2” x 8 1/4”
  • 48pp.
  • Contains a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2010
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True Mountain Rescue Stories

True Mountain Rescue Stories

Glenn Scherer
The chilly climate and thin air of the mountain biome adds an extra layer of danger to mishaps that occur at high altitudes. Shocking and triumphant true accounts of railroad wrecks, plane and helicopter crashes, and mountaineers who nearly met their maker are featured in this collection...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3572-0
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $22.60
Discount Price: $16.95

True Ocean Rescue Stories

True Ocean Rescue Stories

Susan Jankowski
A naval ship lost in battle, a vessel wrecked by an iceberg, and even a surfer rescued by a family of dolphins are some of the exciting tales of struggle and survival that will keep youngsters on the edge of their seats...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3665-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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True Underground Rescue Stories

True Underground Rescue Stories

Jeff C. Young
A baby trapped in a well, a man looking for caves in Kentucky, coal miners and gold miners put in deadly predicaments, and a man rescuing another from an oncoming subway train. What do these stories have in common? They are all dramatic accounts of rescue missions that took place below the surface of the earth...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3676-5
Binding: Library Ed.
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True Wilderness Rescue Stories

True Wilderness Rescue Stories

Susan Jankowski
Many people go into the wilderness as a way to escape from their daily lives. But sometimes what starts out as a fun trip can turn into a harrowing story of danger. Read about thrilling rescues that took place in the wild, such as how a person was saved from a burning forest fire, and how a group of friends was rescued by their dog...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3666-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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