Black Star, Bright Dawn

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Houghton Mifflin, 1988 - Juvenile Fiction - 134 pages
26 Reviews
"A splendid, vividly written adventure."
Bright Dawn was a teenaged Eskimo girl. Black Star was her part-husky, mostly wolf, pet. Together they were about to begin the famous Iditarod dogsled race through the bitter cold of Alaska. Bright Dawn knew they would win, but she didn't count on the cold, blinding whiteout, the belligerent bull moose, or ice that could crack and splinter at any time. And she soon realized that she was not only depending on Black Star for the race, but for her life....

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User Review  - Victoria Wilson - Goodreads

i had to read it for my english class. and i hated it. very poorly writen. plot holes and it jumps all over the place. dislike. Read full review

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User Review  - Nikki Kenworthy - Goodreads

A great young adult novel. Read full review

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Scott O'Dell
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About the author (1988)

Scott O’Dell (1898–1989), one of the most respected authors of historical fiction, received the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, and the Hans Christian Andersen Author Medal, the highest international recognition for a body of work by an author of books for young readers. Some of his many books include The Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Road to Damietta, Sing Down the Moon, and The Black Pearl.

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