Score: 4.5
From 624 Ratings

The Rescue


  • Author: Nicholas Sparks
  • Release Date : 2000-09-19
  • Genre: Contemporary
  • File Size: 1684931 Bytes


In this heartfelt Southern love story from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Notebook, a daring fireman rescues a single mom -- and learns that falling in love is the greatest risk of all.When confronted by raging fires or deadly accidents, volunteer fireman Taylor McAden feels compelled to take terrifying risks to save lives. But there is one leap of faith Taylor can't bring himself to make: he can't fall in love. For all his adult years, Taylor has sought out women who need to be rescued, women he leaves as soon as their crisis is over and the relationship starts to become truly intimate.When a raging storm hits his small Southern town, single mother Denise Holton's car skids off the road. The young mom is with her four-year-old son K...

Score: 4
From 2,983 Ratings

Lost in Shangri-La


  • Author: Mitchell Zuckoff
  • Release Date : 2011-04-26
  • Genre: Military
  • File Size: 14969567 Bytes


A New York Times bestseller and the winner of the Winship/PEN New England Award, Lost in Shangri-La is “a truly incredible adventure” (New York Times Book Review) about three brave survivors of a WWII plane crash in the jungle.   On May 13, 1945, twenty-four American servicemen and WACs boarded a transport plane for a sightseeing trip over “Shangri-La,” a beautiful and mysterious valley deep within the jungle-covered mountains of Dutch New Guinea. Unlike the peaceful Tibetan monks of James Hilton’s bestselling novel Lost Horizon, this Shangri-La was home to spear-carrying tribesmen, warriors rumored to be cannibals.   But the pleasure tour became an unforgettable battle for survival when the plane crashed. Miraculously, three pass...

Sloth to the Rescue

Sloth to the Rescue


  • Author : Leanne Shirtliffe
  • Publisher : Running Press Kids
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780762463343


Sloth to the Rescue Book Description :

Sloth and friends teach kids how to combat first-day-of-school shyness in this humorous and heartfelt picture book. At the Rainforest Rescue Center, Sloth loves when Patti comes to visit. But when Patti forgets her class report, it's up to Sloth, with the help of his other (faster) rain-forest friends, to return Patti's notebook to her-at school! Will they be able to find her among all the other kids in a new environment? The first day of school can be scary-especially if you forget your summer assignment-but in Sloth to the Rescue, Sloth, Peccary, Boa, Capuchin, and Ocelot overcome their fears and realize that what makes them unique is what helps them fit right in!...

Dinotrux  To the Rescue

Dinotrux To the Rescue


  • Author : Emily Sollinger
  • Publisher : LB Kids
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316270946


Dinotrux To the Rescue Book Description :

Meet Ty, Revvit, Ton-Ton, Ace, D-Structs, and all the awesome characters from the fantastic and action-packed world of Dinotrux! With text that's perfect for an emerging reader, kids will love reading all about their new favorite friends! DINOTRUX ©2016 DreamWorks Animation LLC....

Reptar to the Rescue
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Reptar to the Rescue


  • Author : Stephanie St. Pierre
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780689812743


Reptar to the Rescue Book Description :

When Stu Pickles gives his latest invention, a toy called the WonderWinder, to Tommy and Chuckie, the new plaything gets out of control until Tommy remembers his model dinosaur, Reptar...

Wedges to the Rescue

Wedges to the Rescue


  • Author : Sharon Thales
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0736867503


Wedges to the Rescue Book Description :

"Describes wedges, including what they are, how they work, past uses, and common uses of these simple machines today"--Provided by publisher....

Preschool to the Rescue
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Preschool to the Rescue


  • Author : Judy Sierra
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0152020357


Preschool to the Rescue Book Description :

When a mud puddle traps a pizza van, police car, tow truck, and other vehicles, a group of preschoolers comes along and saves the day. Full-color illustrations....

Rip to the Rescue

Rip to the Rescue


  • Author : Miriam Halahmy
  • Publisher : Holiday House
  • Release Date : 2020-08-25
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780823448210


Rip to the Rescue Book Description :

It's 1940 and Nazi bombs are raining down on London, but 13-year-old bike messenger Jack has just discovered something unbelievable: a stray dog with a surprising talent. Jack navigates the smoky, ash-covered streets of London amid air raid sirens and falling bombs, dodging shrapnel and listening for cries for help, as a bike messenger for fire crews. When Jack finds a dog, miraculously still alive after the latest Nazi bombing of London, he realizes there's something extra special about the shaggy pup--he can smell people who are trapped under debris. With his new canine companion, nicknamed Rip because of the dog's torn ear, maybe Jack can do more than just relay messages back-and-forth--he can actually save lives. And if Jack's friend Paula is rig...

To the Rescue of Art

To the Rescue of Art


  • Author : Rudolf Arnheim
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520074599


To the Rescue of Art Book Description :

Never before published essays by the widely admired psychologist of art. Arnheim spiritedly asserts art's fundamental achievements. Rudolf Arnheim has spent a lifetime analyzing the basic psychological principles that make works of visual art meaningful, stirring, indispensable, and lasting. But recent fashionable attitudes and theories about art, he argues, are undermining the foundation of artistic achievement itself. The essays collected in this volume are written in his familiar, careful, and solidly supported manner, but under present circumstances they amount to a call to arms. Included is a series of miniature monographs on a variety of great works of art. In other essays, Arnheim uncovers enlightening perspectives in the art of the blind, in ...

The Rescue of Demistrath

The Rescue of Demistrath


  • Author : Rose Stauffer
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2020-03-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781796094336


The Rescue of Demistrath Book Description :

When 20 yr old Eva learns her employer Ms. Bernadette of Ferncliff Estate is not going to pass away on her deathbed, Eva becomes drawn into an undiscovered part of her mistress's past life. Hearing a cry for help coming from the woods on the estate one day, Eva and Ms. Bernadette tumble into another realm called Demistrath, a familiar place and people to Bernadette, but totally new to Eva, who comes along to assist her 70 year old boss. Eva tries to make sense of this new realm and how Ms. Bernadette was connected to it in the past, but soon learns it is Eva herself who is the person of interest to the druids, dwarves, elves, fairies and witches that inhabit Demistrath. Traveling between realms, dimensions, continents and worlds, Eva is drawn into a ...

The Rescue

The Rescue


  • Author : Alan Durant
  • Publisher : Collins Educational
  • Release Date : 2013-05-01
  • Genre: Children's stories
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0007498489


The Rescue Book Description :

Tom is in trouble. He is hanging precariously from a ledge on the edge of a cliff and his friend Alex is desperately trying to get help for him. But will he be able to find the strength in himself to hold on until help arrives? This thought-provoking story was written by Alan Durant....

Mitch to the Rescue

Mitch to the Rescue


  • Author : Annette Smith
  • Publisher : Nelson Thornes
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Children's stories, New Zealand
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1869610733


Mitch to the Rescue Book Description :

Mitch, Ben and their dad have gone canoeing on the river when they see that a duckling is suck in a current around some rock and it cant keep up with the mother duck. Will they be able to help the little duckling back to its mother?...