Rescue Mission
Rescue Mission

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Series: Hero Vol. 3   

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Annotation: Ben and his companion, Hero the search-and-rescue dog, have saved the day before. But they are put to the test when two convicts escape from a nearby prison and Ben's dad, a police officer, disappears during the manhunt.
Catalog Number: #149243
Format: Perma-Bound Edition
All Formats: Search
Publisher: HarperCollins
Copyright Date: 2017
Edition Date: 2017
Pages: 180 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: Publisher: 0-06-256045-X Perma-Bound: 0-605-99299-1
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-0-06-256045-2 Perma-Bound: 978-0-605-99299-3
Dewey: Fic
LCCN: 2017949431
Dimensions: 20 cm.
Language: English
Horn Book
Anyone who loved the first two titles about search-and-rescue dog Hero will eat up this installment, in which boy Ben feels compelled to rescue his cop father when he's captured by escaped convicts. Once again, nearly superhuman and -canine powers are necessary to overcome exposure to the elements, physical trauma, etc. Readers willing to suspend their disbelief will be entertained.
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Word Count: 31,672
Reading Level: 4.7
Interest Level: 3-6
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 4.7 / points: 5.0 / quiz: 193094 / grade: Middle Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:4.3 / points:9.0 / quiz:Q73168
Lexile: 690L

The adventure continues in the third installment of the #1 New York Times bestselling Hero series by Jennifer Li Shotz.

Ben and Hero, the incredible search-and-rescue dog, have saved the day before—but never like this. Ben’s town is in trouble when two convicts escape from a nearby prison. His dad, a police officer, sets off to find the men and bring them to justice, but then Ben’s dad disappears and the trail goes cold.

Ben knows that it’s up to him and Hero to solve the case. As they embark on their most dangerous mission yet, the two best friends must stock up on their bravery and courage in order to outwit the fugitives and bring Ben’s dad home. Are the two heroes up to the challenge?

Get ready for another canine adventure full of danger, loyalty, and the unbreakable bond between a boy and his best friend.

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