When a team of sled dogs hear their musher yell "Hike," they take off through the snow. They race across a frozen lake, pulling their heavy sled behind them. These hard-working canines are helping people in Alaska travel from one town to another. In this exciting introduction to sled dogs, beginning readers will learn all about the brave and loyal dogs that won't let freezing temperatures, harsh winds, and lots of snow keep them from getting the job done! Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful pages, and exquisite photos are sure to delight and engage emergent readers.