Iditarod

Iditarod

S.L. Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614808534

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This title explores the history of the Iditarod sled dog race. Important people in Iditarod history are introduced, such as Dorothy Page and Joe Redington. Readers will learn abut the Iditarod Trail and how it is run from the start in Anchorage to the finish line in Nome. Readers will learn the rules of the race, from qualifying events such as the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race through checkpoints on the northern and southern routes. Readers will also learn about the sled dogs and the rules for their care. Readers will meet top mushers such as Dick Wilmarth, Rick Swenson, Susan Butcher, Martin Buser, Lance Mackey, Doug Swingley, and Jeff King, and famous dogs such as Balto, Fat Albert, Granite, and Tolstoy. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Reading Level
Lexile
900L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
U
ATOS
5.9
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects History Sports & Recreation Transportation
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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