Avalanche Dog Heroes: Piper and Friends Learn to Search Snow

Avalanche Dog Heroes: Piper and Friends Learn to Search the Snow   By Elizabeth Rusch This book is about Piper – a dog in avalanche rescue training school, her trainer Sara, and her canine classmates and friends.  In this non-fiction story, we learn what it takes to become an avalanche rescue dog through Piper’s eyes: […]

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A Leap for Legadema: The True Story of a Little Leopard in a Big World

A leap for Legadema : The True Story of a Little Leopard in a Big World   By Beverly and Dereck Joubert Both preschoolers and those in early elementary school can enjoy this as a read-aloud.  It’s a picture book.  It’s a documentary.  It’s a coming of age story.  Best of all, it’s a wonderful […]

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Blizzard Night

Blizzard Night By:  Marlane Kennedy The I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis is so popular that I was glad when some new survival books arrived at the library.  If your child enjoys that popular series, you might try the Disaster Strikes series written by Marlane Kennedy.  Blizzard Night had just the right amount of action […]

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Overboard (Survivor Diaries)

Overboard!  (Survivor Diaries) By:  Terry Lynn Johnson This new adventure series is perfect for fans of the I SURVIVED series and HATCHET.  Eleven-year-old Travis and his family are on a whale watching trip off the coast of Washington when a rogue wave overturns their boat.  Both Travis and Marina, the tour operator’s daughter, are washed […]

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