The Impossible Rescue
  • Author : Martin W. Sandler
  • Release Date : 01 July 2014
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 13 : 9780763670931
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Book Description: Traces the 1897 survival tale of hundreds of sailors whose whaling ships were trapped in Arctic ice off the coast of Alaska by unexpected storms, in an account that chronicles the efforts of three rescuers dispatched by President McKinley.

The Impossible Rescue

The Impossible Rescue

Author : Martin W. Sandler
Publisher : Candlewick Press
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The dead of an Arctic winter. Whaling ships full of men, stranded in ice. Follow three rescuers in a race against time — and all odds — in this heartpounding true adventure. In 1897, whaling in the Arctic waters off Alaska’s coast was as dangerous as it was lucrative. And in that ...

The Boys in the Cave

The Boys in the Cave

Author : Matt Gutman
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From award-winning ABC News Chief National Correspondent Matt Gutman, and written using exclusive interviews and information comes the definitive account of the dramatic story that gripped the world: the miracle rescue of twelve boys and their soccer coach trapped in a flooded cave miles underground for nearly three weeks—a ...

Impossible Odds

Impossible Odds

Author : Jessica Buchanan,Erik Landemalm,Anthony Flacco
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An account of the aid worker co-author's dramatic January 2012 rescue from kidnappers in Somalia by members of a Navy SEAL Team Six unit offers insight into the effective use of targeted U.S. military missions....

Angels in the Fire

Angels in the Fire

Author : Dann Stadler
Publisher : Baker Books
Genre : Religion
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An Amazing True Story of Angelic Intervention in a Desperate Situation The Stadlers' harrowing journey began with a midnight crash caused by a drunk driver. The odds they would both survive the crash were minimal--a testimony to the miracles that began that night and continued through months of surgeries and ...

Rescue

Rescue

Author : Jennifer A. Nielsen
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen comes a thrilling World War II story of espionage and intrigue, as one girl races to crack a coded message to save her father and the French resistance. Six hundred and fifty-seven days ago, Meg Kenyon's father left their home in ...

Paramedics to the Rescue

Paramedics to the Rescue

Author : Nancy White
Publisher : Bearport Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the work that paramedics do in a wide variety of situations, and discusses the origins of the profession, their preparation and training, and why people become paramedics....

Search and Rescue

Search and Rescue

Author : S. L. Hamilton
Publisher : ABDO
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This title introduces readers to the job of search and rescue. A short history of the profession is included, and various search and rescue jobs are examined such as air-sea, mountain, cave, flood, urban, wilderness, and canine. Education and training needed to become a search and rescue team member is ...

Friends to the Rescue

Friends to the Rescue

Author : David Armentrout,Patricia Armentrout
Publisher : Being Your Best
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Everyone is having fun at the summer picnic until a wind blows Chester's lunch into the mud, but just when he thinks he will not have anything his friends share their food with him....

Binky to the Rescue

Binky to the Rescue

Author : Ashley Spires
Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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While in hot pursuit of an alien invader (a bug), Binky suddenly finds himself in outer space (outside) and must rescue his copilot Ted (stuffed mousie) from an enemy warship (wasps- nest)! Will Binky be able to save his best friend?...

Salamander Rescue

Salamander Rescue

Author : Pamela McDowell
Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Cricket McKay has lived in Waterton all her life, so she is surprised to discover an animal she hasn’t seen before: the long-toed salamander. She finds a band of them migrating from the pond to their hibernation grounds at Crandell Mountain. Crossing the road that lies between the pond ...

Doctors to the Rescue

Doctors to the Rescue

Author : Meish Goldish
Publisher : Bearport Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes doctors' emergency work in hospitals, natural disasters, and battlefield situations, and discusses their training and motivation....

Newfie to the Rescue

Newfie to the Rescue

Author : Meish Goldish
Publisher : Bearport Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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"Help! Help!" Hunter struggled in the water. But the little boy’s shouts were drowned out by the noise of the Fourth of July fireworks display. Nobody on the beach could hear him—except Newfie, the lifeguard dog! The big dog dashed down the shore and jumped into the lake. ...

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The Bolds to the Rescue

Author : Julian Clary
Publisher : Carolrhoda Books ®
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The Bolds—the hyena family successfully impersonating as humans—have become legendary in the animal kingdom. Soon their house is full of visitors hoping to learn how to pass as humans too. There's a crocodile who can't quite tame her appetite, a poodle who wants to be a famous singer, ...

Rescue Pup

Rescue Pup

Author : Jean Little
Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Shakespeare is a Seeing Eye puppy. But before the time comes for him to train with a blind person, he must spend six months with a girl who has never learned to love. He does all he can to teach her, but the job places him in some dangerous situations ...

Turbo Turtle to the Rescue

Turbo Turtle to the Rescue

Author : Jeff Dinardo
Publisher : Red Chair Press LLC
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When Duck Girl threatens a bunny troop, Turbo Turtle flies to the rescue....