Cover of: Balto and the great race | Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

Balto and the great race

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English.

About the Edition

Recounts how the sled dog Balto saved Nome, Alaska, in 1925 from a diphtheria epidemic by delivering medicine through a raging snowstorm. Balto lives a quiet existence as a sled dog--until tragedy strikes. Dozens of children in the remote town of Nome become sick with diphtheria. Without an antitoxin serum, they will perish--and the closest supply is 650 miles away! No roads exist in the icy wilderness. The only way to get the serum to Nome is by sled. But can the sled dogs deliver the serum in time? Heading bravely into a brutal blizzard, Balto leads the race for life.

Table of Contents

Part I: Nome, Alaska
Nome: Crisis!
Nome: Gathering the teams
Bluff, Alaska
Bluff: Bad news
Nome: More bad news
Norton Sound: Seppala and Togo
Bluff, Norton Sound, and Golovin
Bluff, Solomon, and Port Safety
On the trail
Past Port Safety
Nome again
Part II: Around the country
Cleveland, Ohio.

Edition Notes

"A Stepping Stone book."

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
636.73
Library of Congress
SF428.7 .K55 1999

The Physical Object

Pagination
99 p. :
Number of pages
99

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24744902M
Internet Archive
baltogreatrace00kimm
ISBN 10
0679991980, 0679891986, 0613211650
ISBN 13
9780679991984, 9780679891987, 9780613211659
LC Control Number
98035753
OCLC/WorldCat
39497755
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