Rescue on the Oregon Trail

Rescue on the Oregon Trail

Book - 2015
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Ranger, a golden retriever, could have been a great search-and-rescue-dog except for the squirrels--but one day he unearths a mysterious box and finds himself transported back to the year 1850 where his faithful service is really needed by a family traveling west along the Oregon Trail.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780545639156
Branch Call Number: J ME
Characteristics: 125 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: McMorris, Kelley - Illustrator


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Mar 01, 2020

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Sep 10, 2020

This book is about a dog named Ranger who was trained as a search-and-rescue dog but couldn’t officially pas the test, because he got distracted chasing squirrels. One day he uncovers a mysterious first aid kit that sucks him into 1850, and he meets Sam Abbot. When Sam’s family heads west on the Oregon Trail, it’s up to Ranger to make sure they get to Oregon safely.

My favorite part is when he rescues a key member of the abbot family.

You should read this book because it is exciting all the way through.

If you like adventure you might like this book.

(Andrew, age 9)


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cmlibrary_jcurrie Jan 10, 2017

Ranger is a golden retriever who has been trained as a search and rescue dog. He can’t pass the test so he is not an official search and rescue dog. It’s those darn squirrels, he can’t help himself he has to chase them when he sees them. One day when Ranger was digging in the back yard, he found an old metal box. The box started humming, then Ranger was transported to another time and place. He landed in the year 1850 with a family that was heading west on the Oregon Trail. Ranger didn’t know what else to do so he followed this new family, the Abbotts, hoping that he would eventually find his home. Ranger used his search and rescue training and was able to help the family in some really dangerous situations.


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