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Title Heroes and helpers : a supplement to Childcraft--the how and why library.

Imprint Chicago : World Book, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  J 031 Chi    ---  Available
Description 208 p. : ill. col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Note Includes bibliographical index.
Contents People and animals caring for each other -- Listening to the llama: tale of the Great Flood -- Dolphin defense -- Robo-rats -- A dog nose -- Kids can too: defending dogs -- Endangered -- Passages from a bird-lover's journal -- A bird buffet -- A compassionate animal -- A meaty debate -- Tooled to help -- I'd like to be a lighthouse -- Coasting the waters -- Kids can too: keeper of the flame -- Why knot? -- A mountain of trouble -- Fired up -- Emergency! -- Ghostbusters -- Most wanted -- Spies R Us -- People power -- The power of patience: a Jataka tale -- The Screaming' Eagles help students soar -- Kids can too: teen court -- Saved soldiers -- Peace breaks out -- Group giggles -- One thousand cranes -- Peacemakers -- Helping hands -- Protecting the planet -- Perseverance -- Out on a limb -- Cafe Rain Forest -- Muir's mission -- Kids can too: a class act -- Heated courtroom drama -- Green gadgets -- Eco-Challenge -- Mystery at the reservoir -- A slippery job.
Summary A compilation of stories, poems, activities, and narrative that reveal individuals who display bravery in their jobs and/or everyday lives, as well as such atypical heroes as dolphins and bees.
Subject Heroes -- Juvenile literature.
Helping behavior -- Juvenile literature.
Animal heroes -- Juvenile literature.
Altruism in animals -- Juvenile literature.
Animal heroes.
Added Author World Book, Inc.
ISBN 0716606046
0716606062 (pbk.)

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