Courageous Canine

Courageous Canine

And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes

Book - 2013
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"In Courageous Canine, you'll read 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!"-- Provided by publisher.
"National Geographic Kids Chapter books pick up where the best-selling National Geographic Readers series leaves off, offering young animal lovers who are ready for short chapters lively, true stories just right to carry in your backpack, share with your friends, and read under the covers at night. Follow along as National Geographic Kids Chapters' presents a trio of true stories about incredible acts of animal heroism. Courageous Canine features an amazing pup named Lilly who sacrifices her own life to save her owner, a brave pod of dolphins who face a great white shark to save a stranger, and a mother gorilla, who in mourning her own baby, saves a 3-year-old boy who falls into her zoo enclosure. Filled with gorgeous photographs, sidebars, and fun facts, Courageous Canine will leave young readers hungry for more"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, [2013]
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, [2013]
ISBN: 9781426313974
1426313977
9781426313967
1426313969
Branch Call Number: J 590 HAL
Characteristics: 111 p. : col. ill ; 20 cm

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