Desperate life-or-death situations brought the skills, technology, and hopes of the world together in these six Xtreme Rescues books. From a distant spacecraft on its way to the Moon to the deepest depths of a Chilean mine, these stories captured our hearts. Simple text and incredible close-up photographs focus on the amazing rescue work accomplished by hundreds of people working together. Each book contains important details about what to do if readers find themselves in similar situations. Includes surprising facts and quotes from the rescuers and the rescued. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.