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Journey Through Ash and Smoke (Ranger in Time #5)

Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/31/2017)
Library Binding (1/31/2017)


Ranger is a time-traveling golden retriever with search-and-rescue training. In this adventure, he goes to Viking age Iceland, which proves to be tough terrain for Ranger to navigate. Usually it's Ranger's job to save the day before he can return to his family, but he meets a girl named Helga who rescues "him" more than once. And when a nearby volcano threatens to erupt and Helga's new baby brother or sister starts to come early, they must journey through ash and smoke to find Helga's father. But if Helga doesn't need Ranger's help, how will he ever get home?

Turtleback Books, 9780606397230, 160pp.

Publication Date: January 31, 2017

About the Author

Kate Messner is the author of "All the Answers"; "The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z.," winner of the E. B. White Read Aloud Award for Older Readers; "Capture the Flag," an SCBWI Crystal Kite Award winner; "Hide and Seek"; "Manhunt"; and the Ranger in Time and Marty McGuire chapter book series. A former middle-school English teacher, Kate lives on Lake Champlain with her family and loves reading, walking in the woods, and traveling. Visit her online at