Can the search and rescue team help Gabe find his self-confidence to face down a bully and earn his Eagle rank, or is this one search that comes too late?
Turn is a command given to search and rescue dogs to avoid danger. Dangerous Turn Ahead is the coming of age tale about a 15 year old boy scout. Bullied by a smaller boy and ashamed to admit his problems to his parents, Gabe struggles to fit in and find his place. A service project on his way to his Eagle Scout rank introduces him to a canine search and rescue team who help him to succeed in school, at work and in Scouting and nets him the best friend a boy could have.
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Growing up in a house that revolves around canine search and rescue has made Shane wise, but has he learned enough to use a partially trained SAR dog to find his missing mom?
Can the search team help Blanca find happily ever after?
Blanca Martinez wants to decide her future for herself. Papa wants her to have a husband to protect her. Mama wants her to have an education so that she can take care of herself. Her friends have helped her cope in the brutal and dangerous gang-controlled section of Chicago in which she lives, but, one by one, they betray her until all she has left is her faith, her family, and her dreams.
Desperate for a friend, she joins the wrong crowd and must struggle to find her way. Mama signs her up to work with a canine search and rescue team where she discovers the ability to work with animals and the desire to become a veterinarian.
Blanca wants to trust the two teenage boys on the team and accept the friendship they offer. However, she’s been wrong so many times before. Can she really trust her new friends?
On a training mission to Cancun, the teens rescue a lost tour bus of children, and Blanca discovers the confidence and path to go find her dreams.
As far as Shane is concerned, high school is the pits! He just wants to get through and go to college like his friends. When he reports a potential hate crime things get really personal. Can he and a protection trained German Shepherd standoff men with firebombs or will his family lose everything because of him and his big mouth?