Courageous Creatures (I Survived True Stories #4) (Hardcover)

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Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells tales of brave kids who survive harrowing events. Now, Lauren Tarshis tells the true stories of several animals who face challenges of their own and the humans who help them survive.

ANIMALS. SURVIVORS. HEROES. The author of the New York Times bestselling I Survived series shares four thrilling true stories of animals who have faced disaster—and come through. You’ll meet courageous animals and also inspiring humans who show how we can help protect the creatures who share our precious Earth.

Includes real-life stories about:

  • The pigeon hero of World War I
  • Two captured dolphins and the hero who helped them return to the sea
  • 20,000 penguins saved from an oil spill disaster
  • Two orphaned cheetahs and their unlikely new dad

This fourth book in the I Survived True Stories series is perfect for fans of the I Survived novels or anyone who loves stories about animals beating the odds. It's a great choice for reading alongside I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944, which features a carrier pigeon character.

About the Author


Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.

Praise For…


Praise for Five Epic Disasters (I Survived True Stories #1):

"The narratives are factual yet still lively and suspenseful enough to hook readers. Ideal for a high-interest pick or a read-aloud for older students." -- School Library Journal

Praise for Tornado Terror! (I Survived True Stories #3):

"This high-interest addition to an already beloved series is a no-brainer for elementary school libraries." -- School Library Journal



Praise for Five Epic Disasters (I Survived True Stories #1):

"The narratives are factual yet still lively and suspenseful enough to hook readers. Ideal for a high-interest pick or a read-aloud for older students." -- School Library Journal

Praise for Tornado Terror! (I Survived True Stories #3):

"This high-interest addition to an already beloved series is a no-brainer for elementary school libraries." -- School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9781338770278
ISBN-10: 1338770276
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: December 7th, 2021
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: I Survived True Stories