Pelican in Peril

From the Series Eco Rangers

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Ebony and Jay, two best friends and avid Eco Rangers, love nothing more than rescuing and rehabilitating wildlife and solving a mystery or two at the same time.

When Ebony and Jay rescue a frightened-looking pelican covered in fuel, they know something terrible has happened. Why is the sea full of oil? And where does it come from? As the Eco Rangers start investigating, they end up getting into big trouble.

Join them on their mystery-solving adventures! Eco Rangers to the Rescue!

Eco Rangers: Pelican in Peril is an exciting, action-packed adventure for 8+ readers who are interested in mystery, animals and the environment.

Awarded Honors in the 2021 Green Book Earth Awards—Children’s Fiction.

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Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Category SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2020
Publisher New Frontier Publishing
Imprint New Frontier Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Publication Date 2020-10-06
Text Type Fiction—Action/Adventure
BISACS JUV029010, JUV063000, JUV002040
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5 x 7.125
Lexile 670
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Awards, and Teaching Guides

Author: Candice Lemon-Scott

Candice Lemon-Scott is an Australian author. Her quirky style and fast-paced narrative appeals to reluctant boy readers in particular. She is a Literacy Champion for the Municipal Literacy Partnership Program (MLPP) in Australia.

Illustrator: Aśka

Aśka is an illustrator and science-communicator. She has lived all over the world but now calls Australia home. Aśka travels to faraway places before returning home to channel her discoveries into illustrations.

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Eco Rangers

This action-packed series centers around two best friends who rescue and rehabilitate sick and injured wildlife through their local conservation center. Ebony and Jay love helping others and looking after the environment. In each story, they meet new animal friends, solve mysteries, and… View available downloads →


  • Cadmus Children’s Fiction Honor Book, Winner, 2021