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The Bravest Cat! The True Story of Scarlett (All Aboard Reading) Paperback – September 22, 1997


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 6 - 7 years
  • Grade Level: 1 and up
  • Lexile Measure: 310L (What's this?)
  • Paperback: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Young Readers; Reissue edition (September 22, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0448417030
  • ISBN-13: 978-0448417035
  • Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 6.3 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #292,316 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Kindergarten-Grade 2?A mother cat who saved her kittens from a fire in an old garage in 1996 became the subject of news stories across the nation. This fine retelling of the rescue, the veterinary care, and the search for homes for the stray cats will appeal to beginning readers. The attractive page layout has large, realistic watercolor illustrations, pleasing type, and ample white space. The color photograph of the recuperated, though scarred, Scarlet with her new owner on the last page is an endearing ending. Show children the original newspaper articles about this human-interest story and watch them check out The Bravest Cat! for their own reading pleasure.?Gale W. Sherman, Pocatello Public Library,
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.

About the Author

Laura Driscoll has written several books for Penguin Young Readers, including Frogs and Apples: And How They Grow.

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This book is beautifully illustrated and very simply written for the beginner readers.
Chapulina R
She's an inspiration for courage and is a great example of the wonders and wonderful creations of the Lord Jesus!
Leslie A. Harris
As a reading specialist at a large elementary school, I was delighted to discover The Bravest Cat!
Gail Diederich

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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Gail Diederich on February 6, 2002
Format: Paperback
As a reading specialist at a large elementary school, I was delighted to discover The Bravest Cat! The True Story of Scarlett. It is a wonderful book for children (and adults!)
of all ages. It paints a very real picture of a wonderful mother cat and her family. It is well written with a flowing
sequence of events. This book can be used as a teaching tool with any age child, not only for reading content but also as a
model for writing. I also thought the art work was beautiful
and was particularly touched by the picture on the final page.
This book has been chosen to be a paperback theme book for our
latest reading adoption series. I think that alone proclaims its quality and high value. I really would like more information on the real Scarlett. News stories, etc. that offer support would be great. This is a must read book for all animal lovers!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Chapulina R on June 27, 2000
Format: School & Library Binding
I've reviewed a number of wartime memoirs which document the strength of mothers' love under fire. In this children's book is the true story of "Scarlet", the stray cat who braved a roaring fire to rescue her kittens, one at a time. The mother cat was badly burned by the time she had saved her kittens, but the New York firefighters who witnessed her heroic feat rushed the family to the vets' in time. Overnight, "Scarlet" became an international celebrity and symbol of the power of maternal instinct. This book is beautifully illustrated and very simply written for the beginner readers. Parents will enjoy reading this heart-warming story aloud to younger children.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on January 31, 1999
Format: Paperback
I bought this book for my daughter and she really enjoyed it. A very heartwarming story, that every child should read.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By "llgep" on September 5, 2001
Format: Paperback
This story is based on a true story of rescue and a mother cat's love. I purchased this story for my six year old who is just starting to learn how to read. She is loves animals and would like to become a vet someday at least for now. I heard the story on the news several years ago when it acutally happend. I fell in love with Scarlet because of how she showed the world that even cats can be heros.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Claire Wadlington on November 6, 2007
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
My 7 year old is just learning to read on his own, and is in that challenging phase in which the stories he can read on his own are generally too simple and uninteresting. The challenge is to find books that he can read - or that challenge him a bit - that also engage him. The Bravest Cat is a true story of a mother cat who rescues her five kittens from a fire. There is some sadness in the story also (one kitten doesn't survive) but also great caring that the mother was so brave in her rescue. We have two cats (and in fact once had to put a kitten to sleep) so perhaps this all had an even closer to home ring for us. Very nice story.
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