The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto (Paperback)

By Natalie Standiford, Donald Cook (Translator), Donald Cook (Illustrator)
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Description


It is one of the worst storms ever - the snow has not stopped for days and it is 30 degrees below zero. But somehow Balto must get through. He is the lead dog of his sled team. And he is carrying medicine to sick children miles away in Nome, Alaska. He is their only hope. Can Balto find his way through the terrible storm? Find out in this exciting true story.

About the Author


Natalie Standiford does not speak fluent Robot, but she knows Maryland like the back of her hand, having grown up there and coming from a long line of Marylanders. How to Say Goodbye in Robot is her first novel for Scholastic Press. She lives in New York City.



Praise For…


"A compelling account, told in easy-to-read format, of a sled dog who led his team over 53 miles of Alaska wilderness to deliver medicine during an outbreak of diphtheria in 1925. Cook's softly colored illustrations enhance the drama of a proud and heroic story that young readers are sure to enjoy."--School Library Journal.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780394896953
ISBN-10: 0394896955
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication Date: March 25th, 2003
Pages: 48
Language: English