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Balto and the Great Race

Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

Balto and the Great Race

by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

  • 11 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Scholastic .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7510564M
ISBN 100439161444
ISBN 109780439161442
OCLC/WorldCa45688599

My students absolutely love reading the Balto story!! They love learning about the dogs and mushers that saved Nome from diphtheria. This book study is the perfect way to explore and learn about the Balto story. It contains a map, story map, short answer questions for each chapter, and extended response questions for each chapter. There is also a blank editable page so you can . Balto and the Great Race (Book): Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody: Recounts how the sled dog Balto saved Nome, Alaska, in from a diphtheria epidemic by delivering medicine through a .

Description: Balto, the great Alaska sled dog, has been dead since But he still stands larger-than-life on Dogdom's Mount Olympus, where the world's great canines are immortalized. Yet few people know Baltos true story. Only one small part has been told, and even it has been distorted. Several Balto books have been written. Balto has a quiet life as a sled dog-- until tragedy strikes. Dozens of children in Nome become sick with diphtheria. Without antitoxin serum, they will perish-- and the closest supply is miles away The only way to get the serum to Nome is by sled, but can the dogs deliver it in time? Heading bravely into a brutal blizzard, Balto leads the race for life.

Balto has a quiet life as a sled dog—until tragedy strikes. Dozens of children in Nome become sick with diphtheria. Without antitoxin serum, they will perish—and the closest supply is miles away! The only way to get the serum to Nome is by sle. Use this lesson plan when reading books about Balto the sled dog. Students will read a text lesson that tells the true story of Balto and gives an overview of themes found in the books.


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Balto and the Great Race by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Balto and the Great Race is a non-fiction chapter book that engages children in learning about the story of Balto, the sled dog who helped save people of Nome from diphtheria.

The language used in this story is powerful and can challenge many students to expand their vocabulary knowledge.4/5(45). A great story for kids about the true story of the race to get the diphtheria anti-toxin to Nome, Alaska in the middle of winter.

The only way to transport the serum was by dog sled along the Iditarod trail, and Balto was the lead dog of the final leg of the trip/5(55). Balto and the Great Race - eBook () by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel. Hear about sales, receive special offers & more.

Balto leads the race for life. A Kansas City Children’s Book Award for Grades 1–/5(1). Download Balto and the Great Race by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel in PDF EPUB format complete free.

Brief Summary of Book: Balto and the Great Race by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel. Here is a quick description and cover image of book Balto and the Great Race written by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel which was published in You can read this before Balto and. This book is a Stepping Stones chapter book with black and Balto and the Great Race book illustrations throughout.

At the beginning of the book is a map of Alaska showing the Iditarod railroad and dogsled trail, along with some illustrations depicting the basic story of this great race against time to get much-needed diphtheria serum to Nome in /5(4).

Elizabeth Cody Kimmel lives with her family in Cold Spring, New York. She is the author of Balto and the Great Race, Before Columbus: The Leif Eriksson Expedition, and As Far as the Eye Can Reach. Nora Köerber is a children’s book illustrator whose credits include Balto and the Great Race and Sacagawea: The Journey to the lives in Pasadena, 4/4(42).

Balto and the Great Race (Totally True Adventures): How a Sled Dog Saved the Children of Nome - Kindle edition by Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody, Köerber, Nora. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Balto and the Great Race (Totally True Adventures): How a Sled /5(52). Heading bravely into a brutal blizzard, Balto leads the race for life. It's and Balto, a Siberian husky, lives a quiet existence as a sled dog in Nome, Alaska, until tragedy strikes.

Dozens of children in the remote town of Nome become sick with diphtheria. A half-wolf, half-husky named Balto gets a chance to become a hero when an outbreak of diphtheria threatens the children of Nome, Alaska in the winter of He leads a dog team on a mile trip across the Alaskan wilderness to get medical supplies.

The film is based on a true story which inspired the Iditarod dog sled race. A great story for kids about the true story of the race to get the diphtheria anti-toxin to Nome, Alaska in the middle of winter. The only way to transport the serum was by dog sled along the Iditarod trail, and Balto was the lead dog of the final leg of the trip/5(49).

About Balto and the Great Race (Totally True Adventures). Balto has a quiet life as a sled dog—until tragedy strikes. Dozens of children in Nome become sick with diphtheria. Without antitoxin serum, they will perish—and the closest supply is miles away. Balto and the great race by Cody Kimmel foreword Balto and the great race by Cody Kimmel chapter 3 - Duration: Balto - Duration: Balto and the Great Race is a classic early reader that tells the true story of how Balto, a sled dog, saved the children of Nome, Alaska.

When diphtheria strikes the town, the closest medicine is away by sled. A relay team of mushers and their dogs were assembled - but the last leg was completed in the midst of a blizzard, when not one but two dogs couldn't find their way back 5/5(1).

My students absolutely love reading the Balto story!. They love learning about the dogs and mushers that saved Nome from book study is the perfect way to explore and learn the Balto story. It contains a map of the route story map 4/5(87). Balto and the Great Race (Stepping Stones: A Chapter Book: True Stories) has 15 reviews and 0 ratings.

Reviewer Alarie wrote: I wood recommend this for 3 grade because it might be sad for little the book is good. Balto and Togo ran in the ' serum run to Nome', also known as the 'Great Race of Mercy'. Balto has a statue in New York City's Central Park. Asked in Animal Racing, Dogsled Racing.

Get this from a library. Balto and the great race. [Elizabeth Cody Kimmel; Nora Koerber] -- Recounts how the sled dog Balto saved Nome, Alaska, in from a diphtheria epidemic by delivering medicine through a raging snowstorm. Packet goes a long with the book: Balto and the Great Race(Stepping Stone)By Elizabeth Cody Kimmel, illustrated by Nora KoerberInterest LevelGrades 3 - 5Reading LevelGrade level Equivalent: Lexile Measure®: LDRA: 38Guided Reading: PAbout The BookIt's and Balto, a Siberian husky, lives a.

Balto and the Great Race Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody AR Quiz No. EN This is the story of Balto, the sled dog that saved Nome, Alaska, in from a diptheria epidemic by delivering medicine through a raging snowstorm. A novel study for Balto and the Great Race by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel.

25 pages of student work, plus an answer key. This novel study divides Balto and the Great Race into five sections for study.

The chapters are grouped as follows: Foreword- Ch 2. Elizabeth Cody Kimmel lives with her family in Cold Spring, New York.

She is the author of Balto and the Great Race, Before Columbus: The Leif Eriksson Expedition, and As Far as the Eye Can Reach. Nora Köerber is a children’s book illustrator whose credits include Balto and the Great Race and Sacagawea: The Journey to the lives in Pasadena, California, with her .Balto has a quiet life as a sled dog—until tragedy strikes.

Dozens of children in Nome become sick with diphtheria. Without antitoxin serum, they will perish—and the closest supply is miles away!

The only way to get the serum to Nome is by sled, but can the dogs deliver it in time?Book Information. Title: Balto And The Great Race.

Author: Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody. Isbn: Dozens of children in a remote Alaska town become seriously ill with diphtheria and can only be saved if Balto the Siberian husky successfully leads a team of sled dogs through a dangerous blizzard to deliver their medicine.