Balto and the Great Race (Stepping Stone)

by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

Other authorsNora Koerber (Illustrator)
Paperback, 1999

Status

Available

Call number

PB Kim

Call number

PB Kim

Local notes

PB Kim

Publication

Random House Books for Young Readers (1999), Edition: 1st Printing, 112 pages

Description

Recounts how the sled dog Balto saved Nome, Alaska, in 1925 from a diphtheria epidemic by delivering medicine through a raging snowstorm.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

112 p.; 5.19 inches

ISBN

0679991980 / 9780679991984

Barcode

1281

User reviews

LibraryThing member Cottonwood.School
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.… (more)
LibraryThing member weisser4
Quick easy read but nothing to write home about.

Pages

112

Rating

(20 ratings; 3.8)
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