Dog Heroes: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #46: Dogs in the Dead of Night
Mary Pope Osborne
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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.
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information to their brains. Dogs get more information from their sense of smell than from their eyesight. They form a sort of mental picture based on what they smell. Dogs are so good at smelling that they can pick out a single odor even when it’s mixed with hundreds of others. Like reptiles and many other animals, dogs have an organ on the roof of their mouth called a Jacobson’s organ. This organ actually allows them to “taste” smells. To use their Jacobson’s organ, dogs often hold their
his balance while he walks. After Roland takes the legs off at night, Rainbow picks things up off the floor or gets them from shelves and tabletops for him. Some service dogs can dial 911 in emergencies! It takes about two years and a lot of money to train a good service dog. All over the world, people with disabilities rely on service dogs just like Shirley, Buddy, and Rainbow for help and comfort. Dogs can be great medicine! Therapy dogs work in hospitals, nursing homes, and prisons
the way. At times, she barked as if to tell them to follow her. Shana tunneled all the way to the house. It took her almost three hours! Because the tunnel wasn’t very large, Eve had to lie down to get through it while Shana dragged her by her sleeve. Then Norman grabbed Eve’s legs and Shana pulled them both. Finally they all stumbled into the house. Since the electricity was off, the house was very cold. Shana lay on top of them and kept them warm until help arrived the next morning. Bo
Copyright Dedication 1. Hero Dogs 2. Search and Rescue Dogs 3. The Dogs of 9/11 4. Service Dogs 5. Famous Dog Heroes 6. Just Call a Dog! 7. Dogs as Thinking Animals Doing More Research Index Dogs are everywhere! They’re in parks and on the sidewalks. They’re riding in cars and snoozing in the sun. Dogs are the most popular pet on the planet. In fact, they’re the first animals that people ever tamed. Scientists have found both human and dog fossils buried together in Iran,
Morris Gandalf, 2.1, 2.2 German shepherds, 1.1, 2.1, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 golden retrievers Great Danes greyhounds guide dogs, 3.1, 4.1; see also service dogs Haiti earthquake hero dogs HJ Hunter, 2.1, 2.2 Hurricane Katrina hypo-alert dogs, ; see also service dogs Jacobson’s organ Jake, 3.1, 3.2 Jamieson, Steve Jerry Kaasen, Gunnar Kenya K-9 dogs, see police dogs Knipe, Peter Labrador retrievers, 2.1, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 6.1 Leddy, Lance Levi Lim, David