John, Robert and the Horseshoe Crab
John Repp, author
This is a true story about two friends who came across a helpless horseshoe crab that was wedged inside the beam of a wooden fence. The two boys share their feelings about the situation. They communicate and work together to free the helpless animal. They show compassion for the horseshoe crab and free it from the fence. They each have done something out of the kindness of their own hearts. After the horseshoe crab swims freely back into the bay, the two boys feel proud about what they have accomplished together. They feel good about themselves for giving this horseshoe crab a second chance at life. They have achieved something together that they may not have been able to do alone.