When a boy and his mother take their dog, Miles, on a peaceful canoe ride, they find themselves frantically racing to save a mother loon and her family! Join them and see the surprising outcome of Miles' encounter with the loons. Then witness the boy's moment of wonder when he meets the loon. The "For Creative Minds" section includes loon fun facts, information about loons in Native American culture, a "make a loon mask" craft, and a "map it," "math it," and "measure it" section. This book encourages children to care for animals.