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The Great Race to Nome An Alaskan Adventure Across the Curriculum by Karen Krupnick

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Published by Learning Works .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History - United States/General,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsBev Armstrong (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11223708M
ISBN 100881602469
ISBN 109780881602463
OCLC/WorldCa32982241

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This book tells the apocryphal story of how, in , 20 mushers and their dogs braved impossible elements to carry diptheria serum to Nome, Alaska and save the population of Nome from an epidemic. Believed to be the precursor of the now famous Iditarod dogsled race/5().   Balto and the Great Race is a non-fiction chapter book that engages children in learning about the story of Balto, the sled dog who helped save people of Nome from diphtheria. The language used in this story is powerful and can challenge many students to expand their vocabulary knowledge.4/5. Get this from a library! Iditarod: the great race to Nome. [Bill Sherwonit; Jeff Schultz] -- Men. And women. Dogs. The thrill of extreme adventure the agony of extreme defeat. These are the elements that make up the famous annual Iditarod Sled Dog Race from Anchorage to Nome. Now, just in. The Great Race to Nome: An Alaskan Adventure Across the Curriculum is for Ages The Great Race to Nome: An Alaskan Adventure Across the Curriculum was written by Karen Krupnick. The Great Race to Nome: An Alaskan Adventure Across the Curriculum was published by Learning Works.5/5(2).

Get this from a library! Iditarod: the great race to Nome. [Jeff Schultz; Bill Sherwonit] -- The story of the Alaskan sled dog race--a 1, mile competition across the frozen wilderness. The Race to Nome book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Race to Nome book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. but brief. For sure, these men were rugged and dedicated to a great public good. Interesting that the events spurred on changes for Alaska more. flag Like see /5.   Iditarod; The Great Race to Nome, provides information about the gold rush, early sled dog races, and how the Iditarod dog sled race got started and more! It also includes tidbits of information about various topics that relate to the Iditarod, such as mushers. Wonderful pictures make the book even more memorable and worth buying.5/5(2). The Great Race is a American Technicolor slapstick comedy film starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, and Natalie Wood, directed by Blake Edwards, written by Edwards and Arthur A. Ross, and with music by Henry Mancini and cinematography by Russell supporting cast includes Peter Falk, Keenan Wynn, Arthur O'Connell and Vivian movie cost US$12 million (equivalent to $ Music by: Henry Mancini.