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Granite / Susan Butcher and David Monson ; illustrated by Sarah Douglas.

By: Butcher, Susan.
Contributor(s): Douglas, Sarah [illustrator] | Monson, David.
Publisher: Fairbanks, Alaska : Trail Breaker Kennel, c2007Description: 36 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 23 x 29 cm.Subject(s): Iditarod (Race) | Dogsledding -- Alaska | Sled dogs -- AlaskaSummary: Shares the story of Granite, a dog raised by Susan Butcher to become the leader of her sled dog team, discussing his weakness as a puppy, the potential she nurtured in him, the injury and illness that nearly killed the dog, and his heroic feat in leading Susan and the team through a blizzard to victory in the Iditarod race. Includes: Map, color drawings.
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Shares the story of Granite, a dog raised by Susan Butcher to become the leader of her sled dog team, discussing his weakness as a puppy, the potential she nurtured in him, the injury and illness that nearly killed the dog, and his heroic feat in leading Susan and the team through a blizzard to victory in the Iditarod race. Includes: Map, color drawings.

L Fountas & Pinnell.

3.1 Reading level.

K-3 Interest level.

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