Synopses & Reviews
is the true story of a sixty-mile sled dog race and a young woman determined, if not exactly qualified, to run it. and#160;A grandfather tells his granddaughter about the tenacious Sarah and her adventure with sled dogs. The older Sarah, bored and alone one winter long ago, decides to enter her first sled dog race. After a few hilariously disastrous training runs, and discouraging advice from some local mushers, the big day comes. At the end of the race, Stubborn Sarah surprises everyone, including herself.
It is an inspiring story that shows that a lot of determinationandmdash;and a little luckandmdash;can go a long way.
About the Author
Dan Oandrsquo;Neill is the author of A Land Gone Lonesome: An Inland Voyage along the Yukon River; The Last Giant of Beringia: The Mystery of the Bering Land Bridge; and The Firecracker Boys. He lives in Fairbanks, Alaska.Klara Maisch is a Fairbanks-born artist who learned to mush dogs at a young age.