Iditarod (Xtreme Races) (Library Binding)

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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. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781617836930
ISBN-10: 1617836931
Publisher: A&d Xtreme
Publication Date: January 1st, 2013
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Xtreme Races