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Balto and the Great Race (Stepping Stone Books)

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Balto has a quiet life as a sled dog—until tragedy strikes. Dozens of children in Nome become sick with diphtheria. Without antitoxin serum, they will perish—and the closest supply is 650 miles away! The only way to get the serum to Nome is by sled, but can the dogs deliver it in time? Heading bravely into a brutal blizzard, Balto leads the race for life.

A Kansas City Childrens Book Award for Grades 1-3

Synopsis:

Heading bravely into a blizzard, the sled dog Balto saves Nome, Alaska, in 1925 from a diphtheria epidemic by delivering life-saving medicine.

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Synopsis:

When dozens of children in a remote Alaska contract diphtheria, Balto the Siberian husky leads a dog-sled team hundreds of miles through a blinding snowstorm to find help. Based on a true story. B&W illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679891987
Author:
Koerber, Nora
Author:
Koerber, Nora
Author:
Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody
Author:
illustrated by Nora Koerber
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
History
Subject:
Animals - Dogs
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Adventure & Adventurers
Subject:
History - United States/State & Local
Subject:
Sled dogs
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Animals/Pets
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Animals
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
A Stepping Stone Book(TM)
Series Volume:
11
Publication Date:
19991231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.68x5.20x.30 in. .17 lbs.
Age Level:
08-10

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"Synopsis" by , Heading bravely into a blizzard, the sled dog Balto saves Nome, Alaska, in 1925 from a diphtheria epidemic by delivering life-saving medicine.
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"Synopsis" by , When dozens of children in a remote Alaska contract diphtheria, Balto the Siberian husky leads a dog-sled team hundreds of miles through a blinding snowstorm to find help. Based on a true story. B&W illustrations.
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