Tiger In Trouble! And More Stories Of Animal Rescues

ISBN-10: 1426310781
ISBN-13: 9781426310782
Author: Halls, Kelly Milner
Interest Level: 2-5
Publisher: National Geographic Society

Publication Date: October 2012

Copyright: 2012

Page Count: 112

Series: National Geographic Kids Chapters


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Interest Level

Grades 2-5

Reading Level

Guided Reading: N
Lexile: 600L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.1
Accelerated Reader Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Animal Welfare

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Zoology

Description
Follow the journey of Nitro, a tiger kept in captivity in Kansas. His story starts when the county sheriffs visited a Kansas property and decided to confiscate all big cats from their owner. Lions were sent to the Detroit Zoo, and Nitro and his friend Apache went to the Carolina Tiger Rescue. As Nitro was adjusting to his new home, things went terribly wrong. Fever broke out, and he lost his sight. With the help of his rescuers, his friend Apache, and a lot of patience and love, blind Nitro was given a whole new way to "see". Nitro became the keepers' and visitors' favorite. Filled with gorgeous photographs, sidebars, and fun facts, Tiger in Trouble! is sure to captivate all big cats lovers. Kids will learn great tips about these fascinating creatures and how to contribute to their conservation. Stories in this books also include: *Ethereal's survival story: the white albino bat *Susie, Bob, and Caleb: The Three Monkeyteers This book will capture the hearts of animal lovers everywhere, as they will love reading the true stories of humans saving the lives of amazing animals.
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