National Geographic Kids Chapters: Courageous Canine: And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes (NGK Chapters)

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Grades K - 3Grades 2 - 4N4.09404
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.

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Paperback, 112 pages
Published on July 9, 2013 by National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN-10: 1426313969
ISBN-13: 9781426313967
13 Book Reviews
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  • Braeden CasonTuesday, April 29, 2014 at 10:15 am
    wow,that book was very awsome.Mabey yall could make a book like this just about cats and called clever felines.
    • Hannah SimpsonSunday, April 6, 2014 at 11:51 am
      hunger games is very entertainning
      • Hannah SimpsonSunday, April 6, 2014 at 11:19 am
        I LOVE DOGS
        • marcamola
          marcamolaWednesday, February 26, 2014 at 3:35 pm55 stars
          looks c00l
          • puppygirl391
            puppygirl391Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm55 stars
            cant wait to read and looks cool
            • zn1314
              zn1314Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 12:35 pm55 stars
              I think this book rocks its very touching and has perfect animal surviving stories I love this story!!!!!!! :)
              • winterneeser
                winterneeserTuesday, February 18, 2014 at 8:22 pm55 starsFeatured
                This is a heart warming book. That also show that dogs known for fighting can sometimes be the sweetest, most loyal!
                • puppygirl391
                  puppygirl391Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 1:58 pm55 stars
                  not true about the sometimes part. my dogs are pit bulls and they are always sweet
                • winterneeser
                  winterneeserTuesday, February 18, 2014 at 8:08 pm55 stars
                  LOVE this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                  • horsegirl806
                    horsegirl806Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 1:40 pm55 stars
                    Great book and it is so heart filling!
                    • ikyra_marie
                      ikyra_marieWednesday, February 12, 2014 at 3:11 pm
                      I Love these type of books
                      • vivian2002
                        vivian2002Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 5:40 pm
                        I love National Geographic! The books they make are so interesting!
                        • winterneeser
                          winterneeserTuesday, February 18, 2014 at 8:08 pm55 stars
                          Agreed!!