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Follow the journey of Nitro, a tiger kept in captivity in Kansas. His story starts when the county sheriffs visited a Kansas property and decided to confiscate all big cats from their owner. Lions were sent to the Detroit Zoo, and Nitro and his friend Apache went to the Carolina Tiger Rescue. As Nitro was adjusting to his new home, things went terribly wrong. Fever broke out, and he lost his sight. With the help of his rescuers, his friend Apache, and a lot of patience and love, blind Nitro was given a whole new way to "see". Nitro became the keepers' and visitors' favorite.
Filled with gorgeous photographs, sidebars, and fun facts, Tiger in Trouble! is sure to captivate all big cats lovers. Kids will learn great tips about these fascinating creatures and how to contribute to their conservation.
Stories in this books also include:
• Ethereal's survival story: the white albino bat
• Susie, Bob, and Caleb: The Three Monkeyteers
This book will capture the hearts of animal lovers everywhere, as they will love reading the true stories of humans saving the lives of amazing animals.
Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1079-9 , $14.90/$16.95 Can
E-book: 978-1-4263-1080-5 , $5.99/$5.99 Can
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For the past 15 years, award-winning author KELLY MILNER HALLS has crafted high interest nonfiction books and articles for young readers. Known for quirky but well researched topics, Halls delights in drawing even reluctant readers into the realm of discovery through the explorations of dinosaurs, Sasquatch, UFO's or dozens of other unusual themes. She speaks at schools and conferences all over the country and also works as YA novelist Chris Crutcher's assistant.