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Balto and the Great Race (Totally True Adventures)

How a Sled Dog Saved the Children of Nome

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device, and with iTunes on your computer. Books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.


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 1–3

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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One of the greatest children's books. I grew up reading this inspiring story. Highly recommend!

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Balto and the Great Race (Totally True Adventures)
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  • $4.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: General Nonfiction
  • Published: Dec 21, 1999
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
  • Print Length: 112 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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