When Justin's older brother, Kyle, is killed in Afghanistan, Justin can't believe that his brother is really gone. Except there's one thing that Kyle left behind.... Max is a highly trained military canine who has always protected his fellow soldiers. But when he loses his handler and best friend, Kyle, Max is traumatized and unable to remain in the service. Max is sent home to America, where the only human he connects with is Justin, and he is soon adopted by Kyle's family, essentially saving his life.
"Good for my 9yo son."
In Courageous Canine, you'll listen to three true stories of amazing animal heroes. First meet Lilly, a playful pit bull who bravely pulled her owner from the path of a speeding train; two pods of dolphins that saved swimmers from the most powerful predator on the planet; and two gorillas that proved just how alike apes and humans really are. Follow along on their incredible adventures as these awesome animals save the day!
The first in a line of Animal Rescues chapter books, Dog Finds Lost Dolphins will be a tale you'll not soon forget. In this charming and awe-inspiring story you'll meet Cloud, the black lab with a nose for rescue. She's the only dog certified to sniff out stranded dolphins. Cloud can sniff out a dolphin over a mile off the coast of the Florida Keys. She's even become friends with them, waiting on the dock for them to pop up and give her a kiss.
Learn about animals, both domestic and wild, who have become heroes when they came to the rescue of humans.
What would you do if you found a lost, lonely dog that didn't have any food, water, or shelter? Officer Nan meets animals like this every day, and the Humane Society does their best to help them find a home. Find out what happens when she rescues Forrest—a skinny dog who can barely walk. Forrest the Hero is a heartwarming story that teaches children about the difference one person—or animal—can make in the life of another.
Charlie, a mouse detective, is busy eating a donut and talking to his boss when they hear a strange and loud noise. Charlie wanders outside to see what it is. He discovers that Comet has fallen into their dumpster. But why? How? When Comet explains that a wicked squirrel is plotting to take over the North Pole there is only one thing Charlie and his boss must do...save Christmas!
Hiccup is lost in the Library Labyrinth and the Driller-Dragons, Madguts and Murderous, are on the prowl. Hiccup's birthday is not going to be the quiet affair he hoped for.... This book also contains a comprehensive Dragonese Dictionary for those who'd like to dragon-whisper themselves.
Hero, a retired search-and-rescue dog, is not prepared for a stray puppy to come into his life. But when he and 12-year-old Ben find Scout injured and afraid, the new addition leads them down an unexpected and dangerous path. When Scout goes missing, it's up to Hero to use his search-and-rescue skills to find Scout and bring him home.
One day, a police officer was called to a small house. At first, he did not understand why he had been called. He made his way into the backyard and then he found a small dog house by the garage. He found a little injured dog. What did the officer do? Where did the little dog go? What happens at the end? Listen and find out for yourself!
Black Cat Charlie falls asleep on top of a haystack. The circus comes to town and he finds himself in conflict with some clowns. As usual Charlie gets out the fix with some help from the haystack heroes.
Nightshade Racoon and his merry friends Hayward Chipmunk and Nettley Mouse, are charmingly brought to life in this dramatization of the trials and tribulations of Swine Pump Creek's creature residents.
Seymour Bluffs, the bald eagle, wants to be a towboat captain, so he rides the MV Macy Mae and learns about life on a towboat. He gets to explore all the different jobs there are to do on a towboat. But when danger arises, will Seymour be able to help? Come find out in Seymour Bluffs, the Towboat Hero.
Melrose and Croc return in style in this beautiful audiobook adventure, full of tension and drama, from the internationally renowned, award-winning author-illustrator Emma Chichester Clark. Melrose has planned a wonderful birthday for his great friend Croc: a stay at a villa by the sea, a wonderful tea and a lovely surprise. As Melrose goes out to get everything ready, Croc sits and waits, and waits. Wherever can Croc be? Finally, Croc discovers that his friend is in danger, but will he reach him in time to save him?
Samson the Seahorse never gets to go out exploring in the big ocean with his friends - he is just too little. But when Oliver the Octopus is in a tight situation, everyone else is too big to help. Will Samson be able to save the day? Swim along with Samson as he learns that God has a special plan for all of us, whether we're big or small!
Tanker is a defender, he's been trained by the army and when he lost his master there, he didn't stop defending. Now he takes care of the dogs in the neighborhood. He sees they have food, shelter and whatever they need. Thanks to Tanker there are a lot of happy dogs.
Life is wonderful on a pretty island in the Antilles - until the seven-headed Bird of Darkness comes from behind the horizon to turn noon into midnight with its terrible black wings! The Bird of Darkness only leaves the kingdom in peace when the beautiful Princess Marie lets it take her away as its prisoner. Brave, clever Soliday decides to rescue the princess. But Salacota, his mean-spirited, cowardly twin brother, has some greedy plans of his own.
Does it matter how big or small you are when someone needs help? Betty Butterfly is enjoying flying when she spots a tiny ant stranded on a leaf in the water. Betty thinks she's too small to save him, but when the ant convinces her to try, she discovers that even the tiniest creatures can do big things. Find out what this small butterfly achieves in Betty Butterfly to the Rescue.
At the onset of World War II, Williams formed Elephant Company and was instrumental in defeating the Japanese in Burma and saving refugees, including on his own "Hannibal Trek." Billy Williams became a media sensation during the war, telling reporters that the elephants did more for him than he was ever able to do for them, but his story has since been forgotten.
"Story of Friendship, Loyalty, and Bravery"