To the Rescue! (Roto and Roy #2)

by Sherri Duskey Rinker (Author) Don Tate (Illustrator)

To the Rescue! (Roto and Roy #2)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: Roto and Roy

This rip-roaring rescue adventure series by bestselling author Sherri Duskey Rinker and award-winning artist Don Tate celebrates the teamwork of man and machine!

When a flash flood threatens a nearby town, helicopter Roto and pilot Roy soar to the rescue! Quick--a truck needs to be hoisted to safety! Hurry--that family's car is being swept away! Now grab as many sandbags and supplies as you can carry! This mission's going to be rough, but Roy and Roto are tougher than tough.

From Sherri Duskey Rinker, bestselling author of the Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site series, and acclaimed illustrator Don Tate, this action-packed story showcases two awesome heroes and the power of teamwork.

Select format:

More books in the series - See All

Kirkus Reviews

Nature can be intense; (super)heroic teamwork puts things right in this thrilling tale.

Review quotes

Sherri Duskey Rinker
Sherri Duskey Rinker is the author of Roto and Roy: Helicopter Heroes and Revver the Speedway Squirrel, as well as the #1 New York Times bestsellers Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site; Steam Train, Dream Train; Mighty, Mighty Construction Site; and Construction Site on Christmas Night, among others. Sherri lives with her family in Illinois, and she invites you to visit her online at

Don Tate is the award-winning creator of William Still and His Freedom Stories: The Father of the Underground Railroad and the illustrator of Roto and Roy: Helicopter Heroes and Swish!: The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters, among others. Don lives with his family in Austin, Texas, and he invites you to visit him online at
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date
March 20, 2023
Roto and Roy
BISAC categories
JUV001010 - Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure | Survival Stories
JUV041010 - Juvenile Fiction | Transportation | Aviation
JUV029030 - Juvenile Fiction | Nature & the Natural World | Disasters
JUV071000 - Juvenile Fiction | Superheroes
Library of Congress categories
Stories in rhyme
Helicopter pilots
Rescue work

Subscribe to our delicious e-newsletter!