Relates the story of the fifteen-year-old Alaskan boy and his dogs as they prepare for and then run the 158-mile course of the Junior Iditarod Race.
Readers follow the adventures of 15-year-old Dusty Whittemore and his dogs as they race across the Alaskan tundra as part of the Junior Iditarod sled dog race. As they participate in this gruelling competition, Dusty and his dogs must dodge moose and snowmobiles, fight exhaustion, and deal with freezing temperatures. Illustrated with color photographs.
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Subgenre: People + Places / United States / General, Biography + Autobiography / Sports + Recreation