Balto and the Great Race

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Random House, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 99 pages
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Recounts how the sled dog Balto saved Nome, Alaska, in 1925 from a diphtheria epidemic by delivering medicine through a raging snowstorm. Simultaneous.

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User Review  - Cottonwood.School - LibraryThing

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

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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


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