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Petersen, P.J.
RISING WATER
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2002.
IL 5-8, RL 6.7
ISBN 0689841485
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After getting caught stealing a car, Kevin is assigned to an animal-rescue agency to serve his community service hours. Two teenaged volunteers, Tracy and her older brother Luke, teach Kevin about caring for the rescued animals. The trioís dangerous adventures begin when heavy rains cause the river to break through the levee and they offer to take food to a stranded pet. This fast-paced story that will appeal to reluctant readers quickly unfolds when the group investigates a suspected burglary at an unoccupied home.  (Sunshine State Young Readerís Award Program, 2004-2005)
SUBJECTS:     Floods -- Fiction.
                        Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
                        Conduct of life -- Fiction.
                        Burglary -- Fiction.
                        Animal rescue -- Fiction.

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