Author & Illustrator: Monica Carnesi
Publisher: Nancy Paulsen Books
Publication Year: 2012
Location: Knox County Public Library- Lawson McGhee
Awards: Horn Book Fanfare, CCBC Choices, Eric Carle Museum Picture Book of Distinction, Gryphon Award Honor Book, Bank Street Best, featured on Calling Caldecott blog
Classroom Ideas: The story is inspirational and would introduce students to a "hero" story that is unfamiliar to them.
Extras: An author's note with actual photographs of Baltic and his rescuer.