It is one of the worst storms ever--the snow has not stopped for days and it is 30 degrees below zero. But somehow Balto must get through. He is the lead dog of his sled team. And he is carrying medicine to sick children miles away in Nome, Alaska. He is their only hope. Can Balto find his way through the terrible storm? Find out in this exciting true story! Recommended for ages 6 to 9, grades 1 to 3.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 48 Vendor: Random House, Inc ISBN: 0394896955
ISBN-13: 9780394896953 UPC: 079808896955 Availability: In Stock Ages: 6-9
"A compelling account, told in easy-to-read format, of a sled dog who led his team over 53 miles of Alaska wilderness to deliver medicine during an outbreak of diphtheria in 1925. Cook's softly colored illustrations enhance the drama of a proud and heroic story that young readers are sure to enjoy."--School Library Journal.