The Great Serum Race

The Great Serum Race

Blazing the Iditarod Trail

Book - 2006
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The story of the heroic role played by sled dogs, including the Siberian husky Togo, in the delivery of antitoxin serum to those stricken with diphtheria in 1925 Nome. Includes historical notes about the event as well as about the Iditarod Sled Dog Race which commemorates it.
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2006, ©2002.
Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9781415651209
Branch Call Number: MIL J
Characteristics: 44 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 22 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Van Zyle, Jon - Illustrator


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When a diphtheria epidemic hit Nome, Alaska, in 1925, they needed serum which was in Anchorage, 1000 miles away—and the only way to get it there was by dog sled. Twenty teams took on blizzard conditions and subzero temperatures to save the community. Profusely illustrated.


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