The Tale of Rescue

The Tale of Rescue

Book - 2015
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When a blizzard traps a family outside in a whiteout, a cattle dog devises a stunning rescue in a moving, suspenseful, and gorgeously illustrated story. A family a mother, a father, and their ten-year-old son have come all the way from Florida to the Appalachian foothills to experience the wonder of a snowy weekend. At a nearby farm, a cattle dog is working, as she does every day, driving her forty head of cattle from pasture to corral and back again. And then, suddenly, a blizzard descends. The family is trapped outside, disoriented in the whiteout. They are panicked, exhausted, freezing, and stranded in waist-deep drifts. From off in the distance, the cattle dog has heard their faint, snow-drowned cries. Her inexhaustible attention turns to saving them. This stirring tale is both a compelling story of survival and a meditation on the tremendous will of man's best friend.
Publisher: Somerville, MA :, Candlewick Press,, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780763671679
Branch Call Number: J FIC ROSE
Characteristics: 103 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Fellows, Stanley 1957-- Illustrator


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LibrLdyMapleValley Apr 13, 2017

This book of survival and rescue had me crying by the end. Not because it's sad but because it's heroic and wonderful. Dogs doing what they do best... taking care of us. If you love dogs don't miss this lovely story.


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