Courageous Canine

Courageous Canine

And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes

Book - 2013
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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. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit for more information.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, [2013]
ISBN: 9781426313967
Branch Call Number: j 591.51 HALLS K
Characteristics: 111 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 cm.
Alternative Title: Amazing animal heroes


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