Flight or Fight

Paperback | March 10, 2011

byDiane Haynes

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An adventure-packed debut for an exciting new fiction series When shy, quiet Jane Ray rescues a drowning seabird from an oil spill in Vancouver`s Burrard Inlet, she finds herself face to face with national television cameras -- and head to head with the alleged culprit, SeaKing Shipping Pacific. In Flight or Fight, the first book in Whitecap`s newest action-packed series, Jane discovers that there comes a time when everyone has to choose between running and taking a stand. Impassioned by the dedication of animal rescue crews working around the clock to save hundreds of oiled birds, Jane volunteers with the Urban Wildlife Rescue Center and begins a campaign urging SeaKing to take responsibility for the spill. Jane grows frustrated by the lack of response, but far from ignoring her, SeaKing executives are growing worried about the vocal young girl. Will they resort to drastic measures to keep her quiet? Jane is going to need all the help she can get from her two best friends... and a couple of surprising allies as well. About the Wildlife Rescue Series: When you carve a city out of a rainforest, you can be sure the animals are going to need somebody on their side. In Wildlife Rescue, reluctant heroine Jane Ray is that somebody. An exciting new series that explores the challenges and rewards of wildlife rescue and rehabilitation, Wildlife Rescue is packed with fascinating facts and interactive resources including volunteer opportunities and animal rescue how-to`s. Wildlife Rescue is sure to delight animal lovers everywhere.

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An adventure-packed debut for an exciting new fiction series When shy, quiet Jane Ray rescues a drowning seabird from an oil spill in Vancouver`s Burrard Inlet, she finds herself face to face with national television cameras -- and head to head with the alleged culprit, SeaKing Shipping Pacific. In Flight or Fight, the first book in Wh...

Diane Haynes began volunteering with the Wildlife Rescue Association of BC after witnessing a canola oil spill in Vancouver's Burrard Inlet. First published at the age of eight, she worked as an ice cream scooper, shoe salesperson, receptionist, marketing director, and technical editor before realizing she'd had it all figured out in g...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 6.92 × 4.3 × 0.57 inPublished:March 10, 2011Publisher:Whitecap BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1552856585

ISBN - 13:9781552856581

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A fresh face in young adult literature I really enjoyed Flight or Fight. The main character Jane Ray and her two stalwart pals, Amy and Flory, are a very likeable and charming new literary trio. Their adventures in fighting for the rights of animals and the environment prove that even three young girls can make a difference. Uplifting but not sentimental, Flight or Fight is a story which shows that nothing is as straight forward as it seems and that help can come from unexpected sources. Author Diane Haynes has also included some real-life facts on rescuing wildlife which are fascinating as well as practical. A great gift for yourself or the tweens and teens in your life.
Date published: 2005-12-11

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The climax... is one of general mayhem, and it is nothing short of genius on Haynes's behalf.