Leo's Midnight Rescue

Leo's Midnight Rescue

by Louise Leblanc, Jules Prud'homme, Prud' Homme Jules
     
 

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One evening Leo's friend Julio disappears. He rode off on his bike, and hasn't come back. Leo and his classmate Butch are very worried because Julio is a vampire and cannot be exposed to daylight. The boys have to get as much help as they can to find the boy before daybreak. Only a few people in the village know of Julio and his family. Now his parents have to come

Overview

One evening Leo's friend Julio disappears. He rode off on his bike, and hasn't come back. Leo and his classmate Butch are very worried because Julio is a vampire and cannot be exposed to daylight. The boys have to get as much help as they can to find the boy before daybreak. Only a few people in the village know of Julio and his family. Now his parents have to come out from their apartment underneath the cemetery to meet a very unfriendly crowd. This story is about finding the courage to confront prejudice and the value of facing risks to do the right thing.

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Canadian Review of Materials
"The black-and-white pencil-drawn illustrations by Jules Prud'homme support the text by depicting emotional characters that are both realistic and yet almost comic book-like in appearance."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780887806407
Publisher:
Formac Publishing Company, Limited
Publication date:
11/05/2004
Series:
Formac First Novels Series, #53
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
500L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Louise Leblanc is an award-winning novelist and children's writer. A native of Montreal, she worked, as a teacher, model, actress and dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie books have appeared in French, English, Spanish and Danish editions.

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