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Otis and the kittens

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On the farm where Otis the tractor lives, it hasn?t rained in a long time and farmers all over the valley have grown anxious with water in such short supply. One hot afternoon, when Otis and his friends are resting beneath the shade of the apple tree, Otis spots something moving down in the valley - an orange tabby cat headed straight for the old barn. But then Otis sees something else that causes his engine to sputter . . . a swirl of smoke coming from the same barn. A fire!As Otis races toward the fire with his friends in tow, he spots the tabby cat mewing in alarm. Otis rushes inside to discover the source of the cat?s worries-her little kittens are perched up on the hayloft, scared. Otis never hesitates. Yet even after he delivers a tractor full of kittens safely outside, their mama remains upset. Re-entering the burning barn, Otis discovers why- one tiny kitten, still too scared to move. With a friendly chuff , Otis coaxes her down and she scampers out the door. That?s when the floor collapses with a CRASH, trapping the tractor. Now Otis, the friend everyone can count on, must count on his friends.Told with a sense of play and devotion, this is a heartwarming tale that reminds readers that sometimes even those who we count on to help us need a little help themselves. From the creator of Otis , Otis and the Puppy , and the illustrator of The Little Engine That Could and Of Thee I Sing by President Barack Obama.
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Level 4.3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 620L
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Grouping Title otis and the kittens
Grouping Author long loren
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-17 23:28:47PM
Last Indexed 2019-01-19 01:30:24AM

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publishDate 2016
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series Otis the tractor
series_with_volume Otis the tractor|6
subject_facet Domestic animals -- Fiction, Domestic animals -- Juvenile fiction, Farm life -- Fiction, Farm life -- Juvenile fiction, Fire fighters -- Fiction, Fire fighters -- Juvenile fiction, Fires -- Fiction, Fires -- Juvenile fiction, Picture books, Tractors -- Fiction, Tractors -- Juvenile fiction
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title_full Otis and the kittens / Loren Long
title_short Otis and the kittens
topic_facet Domestic animals, Farm life, Fire fighters, Fires, Picture books, Tractors