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Leo's Midnight Rescue

by Louise Leblanc, illustrated by Jules Prud'homme, translated by Sarah Cummins

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peer pressure, prejudice & racism
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One evening Leo's friend Julio disappears. He rode off on his bike, and hasn't come back. Leo and his classmate Butch are very worried because Julio is a vampire and cannot be exposed to daylight. The boys have to get as much help as they can to find the boy before daybreak. Only a few people in the village know of Julio and his family. Now his parents have to come out from their apartment underneath the cemetery to meet a very unfriendly crowd. This story is about finding the courage to confront prejudice and the value of facing risks to do the right thing.

About the Authors

Louise Leblanc

LOUISE LEBLANC is an award-winning novelist and children\s writer. A native of Montreal she worked as a teacher a model an actress and a dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie books have appeared in French English Spanish and Danish editions.'
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Jules Prud'homme

LOUISE LEBLANC is an award-winning novelist and children\s writer. A native of Montreal she worked as a teacher a model an actress and a dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie books have appeared in French English Spanish and Danish editions.'
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Sarah Cummins

LOUISE LEBLANC is an award-winning novelist and children\s writer. A native of Montreal she worked as a teacher a model an actress and a dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie books have appeared in French English Spanish and Danish editions.'
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 9
Grade:
2 to 5
Reading age:
6 to 9
Awards
  • Winner, Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Selection

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Leo’s Midnight Rescue (First Novels)

Julio – a vampire who cannot be exposed to daylight – has disappeared. Can his friend Leo find him before daybreak? A story of facing risks to do the right thing. Large text for easy reading.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2006.

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