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6 edition of The Great Serum Race found in the catalog.

The Great Serum Race

Blazing the Iditarod Trail

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Walker Books for Young Readers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • People & Places - United States,
  • Iditarod National Historic Tra,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Sled dogs,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Sports / Recreation / Outdoors,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Iditarod (Race),
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Sports & Recreation - Winter Sports,
  • History - United States/State & Local,
  • Diphtheria,
  • Animals - Dogs,
  • Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Polar Regions,
  • Mushers,
  • Nome,
  • Alaska

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9446152M
    ISBN 100802788122
    ISBN 109780802788122

      Directed by Ericson Core, with a Writers Guild Award–nominated script by Tom Flynn, Togo is based on the events of what become known as the “Great Race of Mercy,” or the “ serum Author: Violet Kim. It’s good to understand the history behind the race. So, we start by learning about the Great Serum Race – a race over miles of snowy/icy terrain to deliver the serum needed to halt an outbreak of diphtheria in Two great books for teaching about the race are The Great Serum Race and Balto.

    Alaska Sled Dog Puppy Coloring Book by Gina Soltis and Wendy Brown (I make copies of the pages for my students.) The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto (Step Into Reading Series) by Natalie Standiford. The Great Serum Race: Blazing the Iditarod Trail by Debbie S. Miller. And Videos!   ''The Great Serum Race'' is the superior work of revisionist sled-dog-ology. Miller's prose reads more smoothly than Blake's. It is considerably more detailed, and appears to .

    After diphtheria hit the people of Nome, Alaska, in the winter of , they desperately needed antitoxin serum which was 1, miles away. The challenge of getting the life-saving serum across the snowbound wilderness was left to sled dog teams, including the . Spelling Activity - Round 1 (Story: The Great Serum Race) Spelling Activity - Round 2 (Story: The Great Serum Race) Spelling Activity - Round 3 (Story: The Great Serum Race) Vocabulary Activity (Story: The Great Serum Race) Unit 3: Spelling Activity - Round 1 (Story: Juan Verdades) Spelling Activity - Round 2 (Story: Juan Verdades).


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This book took me back to about 5 year's time. At the age of 16, I was obsessed with the real life story of Balto. The Great Serum Race is a piece of American History that is seldom taught in history books today, and it is a marvelous tale of true sacrifice/5(46).

It tells the story of 'the great serum race' that saved the people of Nome in It tells the true story of the diphtheria outbreak in Nome and how the community of Alaska, together with 20 mushers and Husky dogs, come together to save the people of Nome/5.

This book took me back to about 5 year's time. At the age of 16, I was obsessed with the real life story of Balto. The Great Serum Race is a piece of American History that is seldom taught in history books today, and it is a marvelous tale of true sacrifice/5(58). About The Great Serum Race In the winter ofNome, Alaska, was hit by an unexpected and deadly outbreak of diphtheria.

Officials immediately quarantined the town, but the only cure for the community of more than 1, people was antitoxin serum and the nearest supply was in Anchorage-hundreds of miles of snowbound wilderness away.

Twenty teams braved subzero temperatures and blizzard conditions to run over miles in six days in a desperate relay race that saved the people of Nome.

Several of the dogs, including Togo and Balto, became national heroes. Today their efforts, and those of the courageous mushers, are commemorated every March by the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog : Bloomsbury USA.

Debbie S. Miller has written many acclaimed children's books, including Arctic Lights, Arctic lives in Fairbanks, Alaska. Jon Van Zyle is a noted children's book illustrator and the official artist of the Iditarod Sled Dog has twice participated in the run and was recently inducted into the Iditarod Hall of Fame/5(57).

The challenge of getting the life-saving serum across the snowbound wilderness was left to sled dog teams, including the well-known dog Balto and the equally heroic Togo. Expand Product Details After diphtheria hit the people of Nome, Alaska, in the winter ofthey desperately needed antitoxin serum which was 1, miles away.

The challenge of getting the life-saving serum across the snowbound wilderness was left to sled dog teams, including the well-known dog Balto and the equally heroic Togo.

The Great Serum Race. The bestselling book The Cruelest Miles: The Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic tells the story of the serum relay to Nome.

Which detail would be MOST important to include in a summary of "The Great Serum Race". answer choices. The bundle of serum weighted 20 pounds. Welch comforted a mother and sick children. We went to lunch early because everyone read their AR book quietly. answer choices. dependent clause.

independent clause. Tags: Question SURVEY. Four Legged Leaders: The Serum Run Sled Dogs - Duration: Brian and Jennifer Hedr views. Bill was the first of twenty mushers to carry the serum in a dog team relay to Nome.

These brave men and their best dogs would travel nearly miles on a snow-packed mail trail. The Great Serum Race Blazing the Iditarod Trail but the only cure for the community of more than 1, people was antitoxin serum and the nearest supply was in Anchorage-hundreds of miles of snowbound wilderness away.

Twenty teams braved subzero temperatures and blizzard conditions to run over miles in six days in a desperate relay Pages:   In this award-winning children's picture book, Debbie S.

Miller tells the dramatic story of the great Nome serum run. With a virulent diphtheria epidemic raging in the ice-locked city, 20 intrepid dogsled teams relayed a supply of lifesaving vaccine across the frozen tundra, covering miles in less than 5 : Make way for more sled dogs.

In the second work this fall to focus on the origins of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race—the first was Blake's Togo (p. )—the reader learns about the historic rescue mission by sled-dog teams and their brave owners, bringing antitoxin serum to Nome, Alaska, to fight a diphtheria outbreak.

Miller (Are Trees Alive?, p.etc.) does a thorough job of. The Great Serum Race is a piece of American History that is seldom taught in history books today, and it is a marvelous tale of true sacrifice. Miller's re-telling of this great piece of American history is painted to life with Van Zyle's breathtaking paintings, and an accurate portrayal of the events of that great /5(51).

The Great Serum Race, Blazing the Iditarod Trail by Debbie S. Miller with illustrations by Jon Van Zyle, the official artist of the dogsled race and a two-time participant in the Iditarod, is a children's book, ages 7 to 10, published in by Walker & Company/5(5).

The serum run was Togo’s last long-distance feat. He died inand his preserved body is on view at the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Headquarters in Wasilla, Alaska.

This was not a race for pride or honor, it was a race to save lives and every effort was made to get the Serum through. There are many background stories behind the decision mush the serum to Nome, and behind the 20 mushers and their journey's, which you can find by reading the books about the 'Race.

Here is a comprehension packet and read aloud guide to use with the book, The Great Serum Race. Included in this packet are: Problem/Solution Organizer. Character Traits Organizer. Read Aloud Discussion Questions. Foldable: Cause and Effect4/5(14).

The Great Alaskan Race () PG | 1h 27min | Action, Adventure, Drama | 25 October (USA) In 's historic great race of mercy, a group of brave mushers travel miles to save the small children of Nome, Alaska from a deadly epidemic.5/10().

My Alaskan Race by Huskie Dog: Iditarod Race | Children's Books Read Aloud | Stories for Kids - Duration: Grammy's Book Nook 3, views. The Great Serum Race is a historical perspective of the first Iditarod run.

Nome, Alaska experienced a diphtheria outbreak during the winter of Anchorage, Alaska was the only city with the Read full review/5(2).