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Sled Dogs

From the Series Dog Heroes

From working dogs in earlier times to sports champions today, sled dogs are sure to capture children's attention. InSled Dogs, young readers will meet many dogs that compete alongside their handlers, or "mushers," in popular winter races across the frozen terrain. Readers will learn the history of sled dogs as they meet Balto, a heroic working dog that raced 50 miles through blizzards to transport medicine for sick patients in Nome, Alaska, in 1925. They'll also meet Pretty Boy, a persistent Husky that recovered from an accident to race the famed Iditarod. Vivid, high-impact photos and gripping narratives of sled dogs in action are guaranteed to entertain eager readers.Sled Dogsis part of Bearport'sDog Heroesseries.

Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 3
Subject Animals
Copyright 2006
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2006-01-01
Dewey 636.73
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 730
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 4.0
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Quiz 104149
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents

Author: Lori Haskins