Search
Type
Format
Sort

Lineberry, Cate.

Summary: Recounts how the passengers and crew of an American medical evacuation plane, including thirteen nurses and thirteen medics, survived after it crashed in Nazi-controlled Albania in November, 1943, until they could be rescued.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 LINEBERRY

Vincent, Lynn

Summary: "Based on years of original research and new reporting, two acclaimed authors deliver the riveting and emotionally wrenching full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history: the sinking of the USS Indianapolis during World War II--and the fifty-year fight to exonerate the captain after a wrongful court martial."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 VINCENT

Zuckoff, Mitchell.

Summary: Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff unleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War II rescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into the jungle-clad land of New Guinea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 ZUCKOFF

Soontornvat, Christina

Summary: "On June 23, 2018, twelve young players of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach enter a cave in northern Thailand seeking an afternoon's adventure. But when they turn to leave, rising floodwaters block their path out. The boys are trapped! Before long, news of the missing team spreads, launching a seventeen-day rescue operation involving thousands of rescuers from around the globe....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 904 SOONTORNVAT

Sandler, Michael

Summary: Learn about U.S. Air Force pararescuemen, a special group that performs tough rescues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 358.4 SANDLER

Thompson, Kalee.

Summary: Soon after 2:00 A.M. on Easter morning, March 23, 2008, the fishing trawler Alaska Ranger began taking on water in the frigid Bering Sea. While the first mate broadcast Mayday calls to a Coast Guard station more than 800 miles away, the men scrambled to inflate life rafts. By 4:30, the wheelhouse was just barely visible, and most of the 47 crew were in the water, wearing the red survival...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow/HarperCollins Publishers 2010

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.916 THOMPSON

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: Fiona, a dog trainer who participates in canine search-and-rescue missions, is devastated after her fianc?e is murdered, but her emotions are rekindled when Simon, a newcomer to town, brings his puppy Jaws to her for obedience training.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2010

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ROBERTS

Gonzalez, Lissette

Contents: What is search and rescue? -- The search and the rescue -- Rescue EMTs -- Police SAR -- Fire department SAR -- SAR at sea -- Mountain SAR -- The Civil Air Patrol -- Danger is the job -- Why become an SAR specialist?.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2008

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 363.34 GONZALES

Oxlade, Chris.

Contents: Emergency! -- Who needs help? -- Meet the rescuers -- Air crews -- Dangers of the job -- Coastal dangers -- Rescue boats -- Rescue equipment -- To the rescue! -- Helicopter rescues -- Beach rescue -- Becoming a rescuer -- Staying safe at sea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Juvenile Easy Reader Collection, Call number: READER 363.12 OXLADE 2/3

Farabee, Charles R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1999

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 FARAB

Maas, Peter

Summary: Offers a detailed account of U.S. Navy officer Charles "Swede" Momsen's attempts to save thirty-three men who were trapped in a sunken submarine during the first days of World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 MAAS,

Rash, Ron

Summary: Maggie Glenn, a newspaper photographer sent to cover an incident in her home town, becomes caught in the middle of the conflict, opening old wounds and forcing her to revisit a past she wanted to leave behind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and co 2004

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION RASH

Braestrup, Kate.

Summary: Ten years ago, writer Kate Braestrup and her husband Drew were enjoying the life they shared together. They had four young children, and Drew, a Maine state trooper, would soon begin training to become a minister as well. Then early one morning Drew left for work and everything changed. On the very roads that he protected every day, an oncoming driver lost control, and Kate lost her husband....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2007

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 BRAESTRUP

Ross, JoAnn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LARGE PRINT FICTION ROSS

Cussler, Clive

Summary: A century apart, NUMA Director Dirk Pitt and detective Isaac Bell team up to unlock the truth about the most famous maritime disaster of all time. In the present day, Pitt makes a daring rescue from inside an antiquated submersible in the waters off New York City. His reward afterwards is a document left behind a century earlier by legendary detective Isaac Bell--a document that re-opens a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2019

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION CUSSLER

Coble, Colleen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Michigan Mystery Collection, Call number: MICH MYSTERY COBLE

Cussler, Clive

Summary: In the present day, Pitt makes a daring rescue from inside an antiquated submersible in the waters off New York City. His reward afterwards is a document left behind a century earlier by legendary detective Isaac Bell--a document that re-opens a historical mystery. In 1911, in Colorado, Isaac Bell is asked to look into an unexplained tragedy at Little Angel Mine, in which nine people died. His...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LARGE PRINT FICTION CUSSLER

Summary: The dramatic story of the valiant efforts made on Earth and in space to bring the Apollo 13 space capsule and its astronauts safely home in April of 1970.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1999

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 567

Summary: Chase is on the case and Marshall is all fired up for these eight PAW Patrol adventures! Join the team as their police pup and firedog lead them on some "ruff-ruff" rescues.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: KaBoom! Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD J 1291

Summary: In the farthest reaches of deep space, a medical vessel keeps a lonely vigil for those in trouble. Responding to a frantic cry for help, the ship becomes disabled. Now the crew must unravel the secrets of the mysterious survivor and the alien artifact they rescued before a forming supernova blasts them and the entire galaxy into oblivion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 985

Summary: A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 854

Letts, Elizabeth

Summary: "Traces the lesser-known efforts of Hitler to build a master race of the finest purebred horses and the heroic achievements of American soldiers to rescue imperiled stolen equines from a hidden Czechoslovakian farm during a 1945 battle between Third Reich and Allied forces,"--NoveList. In the chaotic last days of World War II, a small troop of American soldiers captures a German spy and learns...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 LETTS

Bausum, Ann

Summary: "The stories of the children whose families were torn apart as a result of a failed attempt to assassinate Hitler in 1944"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2021

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 943.086 BAUSUM

Patterson, James

Summary: Comedian Jamie Grimm, accompanied by Uncle Frank, New Aunt Flora, and friends, circles the globe as host of regional competitions, then competes, himself, in the Planet's Funniest Kid Worldwide contest.--Provided by Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION PATTERSON

Back to Top