Black Star Bright Dawn


Bright Dawn was a teenaged Inuit girl. Black Star was her part-husky, mostly wolf, pet. Together they were about to begin the famous Iditarod dogsled race through the bitter cold of Alaska. Bright Dawn knew they would win, but she didn't count on the cold, blinding whiteout, the belligerent bull moose, or ice that could crack and splinter at any time. And she soon realized that she was not only depending on Black Star for the race, but for her life....---from the publisher

144 pages                        978-0547053196                          Ages 10-13

Keywords: historical fiction, adventure, girls and women, Iditarod, race, dogs, overcoming adversity, survival, If You Liked Gary Paulsen, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old, Native Americans, indigenous people, grit, wilderness, wildlife

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