Race for Your Life!
Every year, dozens of mushers and even more dogs take part in an icy dogsled race across Alaska, crossing mountain ranges and frozen bodies of water. The Iditarod, often referred to as the "last great race on Earth," is a unique event with a rich history. Readers will learn about this wild race and see how racers overcome incredible obstacles along the way. Low-level text helps struggling readers understand this high-interest event, while colorful photographs give readers an up-close look at the race's harsh course.