Balto and the Great Race
Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

Balto and the Great Race

Published by Scholastic .
Written in English.

About the Book

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.A Kansas City Children's Book Award for Grades 1--3From the Trade Paperback edition.

First Sentence

Nome began as a frontier town in 1899 when gold was discovered nearby.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7510564M
ISBN 10
0439161444
ISBN 13
9780439161442
OCLC/WorldCat
45688599
Library Thing
186266
Goodreads
2974891
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