Togo

Togo

Dog Diaries Series, Book 4

eBook - 2014
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Small, feisty Siberian husky Togo--the overlooked sled-dog hero of the 1925 serum run to Nome--sets the record straight in Dog Diaries #4! When a diptheria epidemic breaks out in isolated Nome, Alaska, in January 1925, the only way to get life-saving serum to the town is by using dog-sled relay teams. Twenty teams participate, and the dog who inevitably gets credit for saving the town is Balto, lead dog on the final team which delivered the serum. But few people have ever heard of 12-year-old Togo and his musher Leonard Seppala, who carried the serum for almost double the length of any other team, and twice violated warnings to avoid perilous Norton Sound and instead ran straight over the frozen ice! With realistic black-and-white illustrations by Tim Jessell--plus an appendix with information about Siberian huskies, sled dogs, mushers, and more--Togo's tale is perfect for middle-grade readers who love a spunky underdog!
Publisher: New York : Random House Books for Young Readers, 2014
ISBN: 9780385373371
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
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SportsPro1000
Jul 14, 2016

SportsPro1000 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 10

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blue_horse_2854
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blue_horse_2854 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 9

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blue_horse_2854
Jul 13, 2016

Great book! I love this author! Her other books are: Barry, Buddy, Ginger, and best for last....Dash! If you like Siberian Huskies or just sled dogs this is the book for you! It's for ages
7-9. I hope you enjoy this book as much as I did I did! ;)

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dixiedog
Apr 30, 2014

Juvenile rated 'Togo' - Excellent sequel to ‘Ginger,’ book one, ‘Buddy,’ book two, and ‘Barry’ book three; highly recommended for young readers, especially dog lovers. Kate Klimo’s - Dog Diaries Series - provides you insight into a dog’s life from the dog’s viewpoint. These books are on par with other great books for children, for example, Betsy Byars ‘My Dog My Hero.’ Doctor-at-Bass! Taylor A.

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