Saving Animals from Fires

Saving Animals from Fires

Stephen Person (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617723292

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On the morning of October 27, 2003, a police car skidded to a stop in front of Nancy Baars house in San Diego. "You have ten minutes to get out of here!" the officer shouted. A huge wildfire was burning out of control in the mountains near Nancys house and was quickly approaching her neighborhood. She had to leave quickly, but it wouldnt be easy. Nancys four-acre (1.6-hectare) property was home to dogs, a horse, a pig, and 71 birds! There was no way she could move all the animals to safety in time. Would anyone save the animals that were left behind? In Saving Animals from Fires, readers will meet the courageous workers who risk their lives to rush into houses, forests, and rivers to rescue animals from fire and ash. From saving pet birds in California to rescuing koalas in Australia, the inspiring and true stories from around the world will warm the heart of any animal lover.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Animals, Birds & Insects Geography Other
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
English (US)
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