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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Philomel Books
Publication date October 1, 2002
Pages 32
Binding School and Library
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780399233814
ISBN-10 0399233814
Dimensions 0.25 by 11.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $17.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Although originally not meant to be a sled dog, Togo's determined trainer worked with him to harness his energy and make him one of the fastest dogs ever known, so when the diphtheria outbreak occurred in Alaska, it was to Togo they turned to get the serum across the Arctic in time.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Togo wasn't meant to be a sled dog. He was too feisty and independent to make a good team member, let alone a leader. But Togo is determined, and when his trainer, Leonhard Seppala, gives him a chance, he soon becomes one of the fastest sled dogs in history! His skills are put to the ultimate test, though, when Seppala and his team are called on to make the now-famous run across the frozen Arctic to deliver the serum that will save Alaska from a life-threatening outbreak of diphtheria.

In the style of Akiak, winner of the Irma S. and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children's Literature, along with five state awards, Robert J. Blake's detailed, carefully researched oil paintings complete the story of the adventure that inspired the internationally famous Iditarod race.

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9780399233814 | details & prices | 32 pages | 11.50 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 1.00 lbs | List price $17.99
About: In 1925, Togo, a Siberian husky who loves being a sled dog, leads a team that rushes to bring diphtheria antitoxin from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska.

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