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Lifeguard Dogs

From the Series Dog Heroes

On the morning of July 15, 2012, the weather at Sant’Agostino Beach in Italy was clear and calm—just perfect for a swim. Shortly before noon, however, the wind picked up. Soon, it blew so hard that it pushed two swimmers dangerously far from shore. Fortunately, a lifeguard was on duty. She managed to swim out and help bring both swimmers back. Most of the time, such an event wouldn’t make headlines. This time, however, it did. That’s because the lifeguard was a yellow Labrador retriever named Ariel! Ariel is just one of hundreds of dogs that patrol beaches to keep people safe. Whether diving into dangerous waves from the decks of rescue boats or jumping from helicopters hovering above the water, these brave canines are willing to risk their lives to make sure no one drowns. With real-life stories and full-color photos of these courageous canines on the job, this book is sure to appeal to dog lovers everywhere.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 3
Subject Animals
Copyright 2014
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2014-01-01
Dewey 636.73
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 1030
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 5.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 164584
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents

Author: Natalie Lunis