Balto and the Great Race (Totally True Adventures): How a Sled Dog Saved the Children of Nome
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 Children’s Book Award for Grades 1–3
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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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 ... Read full review
Review: Balto and the Great Race: A Stepping Stones Chapter BookUser Review - Marjorie Kinnee - Christianbook.com
Good reading for my elementary school grandchildren, exciting enough for an evening storytime, chapter by chapter, yet it's also a fascinating story for a solo winter read. You can almost hear the ... Read full review