Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #24: Dog Heroes: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #46: Dogs in the Dead of Night

Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #24: Dog Heroes: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #46: Dogs in the Dead of Night

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by Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, Sal Murdocca
     
 

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Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #46: Dogs in the Dead of Night, they had lots of questions. How do St. Bernards help find avalanche survivors? Who are some of the most famous war dog heroes? What breeds make good service dogs? Find out the answers to these questions and…  See more details below

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Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #46: Dogs in the Dead of Night, they had lots of questions. How do St. Bernards help find avalanche survivors? Who are some of the most famous war dog heroes? What breeds make good service dogs? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs.
 
Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House® website at MagicTreeHouse.com!


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Vicki Foote
Dogs can be all kinds of heroes, as Jack and Annie find out when they show the results of their research in this companion to the fiction book, Dogs in the Dead of Night. One of the texts in the "Magic Tree House Fact Tracker" series, this nonfiction text begins with a chapter about the similarities between dogs and wolves and how people started breeding dogs for special purposes. An illustrated chart features dogs and their relatives. Actual events are described about search and rescue dogs, including stories about a bloodhound, a border collie, and a Saint Bernard. One chapter relates events of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack in New York City and how the rescue dogs played a tremendous part in helping during the aftermath of that tragedy. A group of illustrations with short explanations explain how service dogs assist people. Other real stories tell about how dogs worked during the war, and there is a group of stories about individual dogs that became heroes for different reasons. Another chapter features the unique work that dogs do in helping wildlife researchers and ecologists. In addition to lots of illustrations, there are some photos of the dogs in action. Children will enjoy the fascinating stories written in the same pleasant style of the other Magic Tree House books. Tips on how to do research using books, museums, zoos, tapes, and the Internet give kids ideas on how they can learn from a variety of resources. This book is great for independent readers and also for adults to read to younger children. Reviewer: Vicki Foote

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307975546
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
11/30/2011
Series:
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker Series , #24
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
520,232
Lexile:
770L (what's this?)
File size:
11 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

MARY POPE OSBORNE and NATALIE POPE BOYCE are sisters who grew up on army posts all over the world. Mary is the author of over 50 acclaimed books for children. Natalie has worked as a children's librarian and as a teacher of English and E.S.L.

SAL MURDOCCA has been illustrating and writing books for children for many years. He has illustrated every book in the Magic Tree House fiction series and the Magic Tree House Research Guide nonfiction companions.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Goshen, Connecticut
Date of Birth:
May 20, 1949
Place of Birth:
Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Education:
B.A., University of North Carolina
Website:
http://www.marypopeosborne.com

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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #24 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 37 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
While I have not read all the the Magic Tree House Books, my son has. I love that he continues to read and I was curious about this series of books. I have read a few of them now and I love the series. This book was wonderful and I recommend reading it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an awesome book!!!! I think you should like it! I know I do!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is ausome I never knew dogs can do that I thought you just kept them for pets
MinnesotaMom220 More than 1 year ago
My 2nd grade daughter really enjoyed this book. She loves animals and learned a lot of interesting information.
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I have this book but im sure its a good book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
i love magic tree house i have a dog and his name is duke hi is a black lab by elizabeth
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I love this book! You should read it too!!!!!!:-)
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*walks up to her* hey, dont cry. Its not like he said no. Its not the end of the world.
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But thi is going to be great
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*sneaks away into wods*
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Everything? Oh s***...brb
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GloriaIL More than 1 year ago
Excellent book. Very informative. Great resource!
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Great book!