Dive into Danger

From the Series Animal Rescues

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Pudge’s dad might love being on the ocean and taking care of wildlife, but Pudge would rather be playing World of Warcraft. When he meets an intriguing girl through the game and gets caught playing WoW during school, Pudge is suspended. Now he’s forced to join his dad at work surveying whales. When they spot a mother whale tangled in a fishing net, Pudge has to put his real-world survival skills to the test.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Darby Creek ™
Language English
Number of Pages 88
Publication Date 2016-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.5
Text Type Fiction—Action/Adventure
BISACS JUV002170, JUV032040, JUV039140
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5 x 7
Lexile 620
Guided Reading Level W
ATOS Reading Level 4.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 180539
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Afterword, Author/Illustrator biography, and Reviewed


Kirkus Reviews

“®eaders will empathize with Austin’s first-person, present-tense narration as he sorts through the challenges of finding his own strengths and convictions. Aimed toward a sensitive adolescent male audience, this story has a straightforward, interesting plot and simple, clear language.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Kelly Milner Halls

Kelly Milner Halls is a full-time children's writer, specializing in quirky topics for reluctant readers. Kelly lives in Washington with her two daughters, one dog, too many cats, and a four-foot rock iguana.

Illustrator: Phil Parks

Phil Parks has been illustrating books for the past twenty years. He lives in Michigan with his wife Cynthia and their two daughters.