Ranger in Time #6: Escape from the Great Earthquake
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545909839 Paperback
160 Pages | 5.25" x 7.57" | Ages 7 to 10
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545909853 Ebook
160 Pages | Ages 7 to 10
Ranger, the time-traveling golden retriever with search-and-rescue training, helps two new friends survive the Great San Francisco Earthquake!
Ranger is a time-traveling golden retriever with search-and-rescue training. In this adventure, he goes to San Francisco and meets Lily Chen, who was sent from China to work as a servant but dreams of becoming a doctor.
When the Great Earthquake hits, Ranger helps Lily flee the collapsing mission house she lives in. Then they help another girl, May Wong, save her brother from fallen rubble. Ranger and his new friends try to make their way through the ruined city, but can they escape crumbling buildings and raging fires, all while facing anti-Chinese discrimination
Raves & reviews:
This excellent story contains historical details, full-page illustrations, and enough action to keep even reluctant readers engaged.” -- School Library Journal
The third-person narration expertly balances Ranger's thoughts between the appropriately doglike (squirrels! bacon!) and the heroic (Ranger's drive to find and protect).” -- Kirkus Reviews
McMorris's richly rendered illustrations heighten the plot's many moments of danger and drama, and Messner incorporates a wealth of historical details into her rousing adventure story.” -- Publishers Weekly
Readers will love following Ranger on his thrilling adventure along the Oregon Trail. What a great way to learn about history!” -- Lauren Tarshis, author of the I Survived series