Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship

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Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship
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ISBN-10: 0763696048
ISBN-13: 9780763696047
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Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship

authors: Jessica Kensky; Patrick Downes
illustrator: Scott Magoon

Rescue thought hed grow up to be a Seeing Eye dog its the family business, after all. When he gets the news that hes better suited to being a service dog, hes worried that hes not up to the task. Then he meets Jessica, a girl whose life is turning out differently than the way she'd imagined it, too. Now Jessica needs Rescue by her side to help her accomplish everyday tasks. And it turns out that Rescue can help Jessica see after all: a way forward, together, one step at a time. An endnote from the authors tells more about the training and extraordinary abilities of service dogs, particularly their real-life best friend and black lab, Rescue.

Based on a real-life partnership, the heartening story of the love and teamwork between a girl and her service dog will illuminate and inspire.
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0763696048 /  9780763696047
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Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Hardback
age range:
5 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 13/16" x 9 1/16"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 4
Animals; Social Issues; Health & Daily Living; Animals; Social Issues;
author’s comments:
Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes are a married couple who were both injured during the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. Jessicas service dog, Rescue, joined their family in 2014. Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes live in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
illustrator’s comments:
Scott Magoon has been designing, writing, and illustrating books for young readers since 2003. He lives in Reading, Massachusetts.
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