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3 edition of Race Across Alaska found in the catalog.

Race Across Alaska

First Woman to Win the Iditarod Tells Her Story

by Libby Riddles

  • 373 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Riddles, Libby,
  • Sports - General,
  • Iditarod (Race),
  • Dog Racing,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Sled dog racing,
  • Mushers,
  • Equestrian,
  • Women mushers,
  • Alaska,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8102338M
    ISBN 100785773932
    ISBN 109780785773931

      David Johnston - The 7 Time Winner of The Susitna Mile Footrace - The Race Across Frozen Alaska. He ran through unbelievable conditions and left us a message. Witness the ultrahuman story of.


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Race Across Alaska by Libby Riddles Download PDF EPUB FB2

Riddles book, with the added date in the clever lay-out of the pages, is a wonderful read. I came out of it feeling like I'd not only gotten a rich experience of her life-risking and record making Race across Alaska, but a much deeper appreciation and understanding of what every Iditarod racer has taken on.

A wonderful read/5(69). This online activity follows the Iditarod race across Alaska, both the adults and junior versions. Students do a variety of explorations from learning about the trail to meeting live mushers.

A link to a helpful teacher's guide and recommended booklist is also included. I give the book Race Across Alaska: First Women to Win the Iditarod 5 stars.

Libby Riddles is a Wisconsin girl who trains and mushes dogs in Alaska. She decides to race in the Iditarod. She races in degree weather, encounters old washing machines, frostbite, and her sled brakes a few times as well/5. "8, Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail" chronicles Tim Hewitt's adventures crossing the stark wilderness of Alaska in the depth of winter — the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks and heroic : Jill Homer.

I am an Iditarod fan and finished this book just as the Iditarod Dog Sled Race from Anchorage to Nome Alaska began. The book really got me geared up for the race. For anyone wanting to learn more about this wonderful sport of the northwest, this is /5(68).

This book does a wonderful job of describing the many facets of the Iditarod Dog Sled Race - - the majesty and beauty of Alaska, the personality, strength, and stamina of the dogs, the harshness of the weather, the varied trail conditions and terrain, the sleep deprivation and physical toll exacted on the mushers, the difficulties in following the trail, the friendship 5/5(5).

Race Across Alaska by Libby Riddles and Tim Jones. The book recounts Riddles’s historic race as the first woman to win the Iditarod in The story focuses on her race from start to finish, giving readers insight into her motivations and. ― Brian Patrick O'Donoghue, My Lead Dog Was A Lesbian: Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod--the World's Most Grueling Race 0 likes “We want to know, we'd like to know, why did you change into a wolf, and won't we ever see your face, I mean your human face again.

Race Across Alaska: First Woman to Win the Iditarod Tells Her Story Libby Riddles, Author, Tim Jones, Joint Author Stackpole Books $ (p) ISBN. Get this from a library. Race across Alaska: first woman to win the Iditarod tells her story.

[Libby Riddles; Tim Jones] -- Account by the first woman to win the Iditarod. Explores the history of the trail and celebrates the frontiersmen and their dogs who braved its dangers. Libby Riddles (born April 1, ) is an American dog musher, and the first woman to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Riddles was born in Madison, Wisconsin to Willard and Mary Riddles, and moved to Alaska (from Minnesota; she had been living in St.

Joseph while attending Apollo High School in St. Cloud) just before her 17th birthday. She saw a sprint race and fell in. Buy a cheap copy of More Iditarod Classics: Tales of the book.

Picking up where the best-selling IDITAROD CLASSICS left off, MORE IDITAROD CLASSICS introduces readers to more of the men and women who brave the 1,mile Free shipping over $/5(1). Alaska bookstores have excellent Alaska related book selections.

A special Iditarod thanks goes to a team of educators and librarians who served on a volunteer committee, dedicating many hours over a full year to create this resource list for educators and race fans.

Race Across Alaska by Libby Riddles; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, History, Iditarod (Race), Mushers, Sled dog racing, Women mushers. Book Wizard; IMAGE NOT AVAILABLE. Race Across Alaska. By Tim Jones, Libby Riddles.

Grades. The author recounts her experiences in the Iditarod race from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska, and shares her insights on strategy, sled dogs, and winter survival.

The author recounts her experiences in the Iditarod race from Anchorage to. Home» Race Across Alaska: First Woman to Win the Iditarod Tells Her Story (Paperback) Race Across Alaska: First Woman to Win the Iditarod Tells Her Story (Paperback) By Libby Riddles, Tim Jones.

10 books gets you 40% off the book of. Teaching resources, children's and teacher books, lesson plans, book lists, classroom resources, educational products from Scholastic for PreK to 12 teachers. A counting rhyme book that features animals from Alaska’s tundra.

Picture book. Auroa: A Tale of the Northern Lights by Mindy Dwyer () An original tale that explains why the Northern Lights dance across the winter sky. Pairs well with Northern. Get this from a library. Iditarod classics: tales of the trail from the men & women who race across Alaska.

[Lew Freedman;] -- The 1, - mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race "RM" is a marathon run against the nation's most forbidding, demanding territory.

Ophir is miles ( kilometers) into the nearly, 1,mile (kilometer) race across Alaska. Lanier's withdrawal leaves 56 mushers in the.

In the tradition of Jack London, Gary Paulsen presents an unforgettable account of his participation in the 1,mile-long dogsled race called the "Iditarod". For 17 days, Paulsen and his team of dogs endured blinding wind, snowstorms, moose attacks, and more--yet relentlessly pushed on to the end.

"The best author of man-against-nature adventures writing today".- /5(28). See The Iditarod Race re-start. The world famous 1,mile dog sled race across Alaska begins in earnest on the first Sunday in March, almost always at the Willow Community Center.

Drive to Willow for the day if you want to witness Alaska’s state sport when the stakes are highest and the dogs go all out. Seward. Rendezvous with gray whales. Alaska Off-Road Warriors pits five teams of two in a grueling off-road challenge across Alaska. Journeying from the Pacific Ocean to the Arctic Ocean, this is an intense expedition and an.

A Scotsman dreams of driving a dog sled across Alaska. Arriving there with no experience, he learns the hard way. This is much more than the story of that feat of self-reliance and endurance; it defines the deep bond between man and dog; it is a portrait of the land - beautiful, rich, empty, sometimes murderous - its history and the people who live there.

And it. Ophir is miles ( kilometers) into the nearly, 1,mile (kilometer) race across Alaska. Lanier’s withdrawal leaves 56 mushers in the race, with the winner expected in Nome sometime next week.

The first shorter race took place in the years from - The shorter races were held on the Iditarod trail which was an old mail route.

References "Nature." Sled Dogs: An Alaskan Epic. Web. 12 May Nightingale, Dave. "Iditarod." World Book Student. World Book, Web. 1 Apr. "Race Across Alaska.". Race Across the World pitted six pairs of contestants against each other in the challenge of the lifetime: a race from London to Singapore, without travelling on a single : Miles Rowland.

UPDATED FOR THE DOGSLED RACE!. If you'll be teaching your class about the sled dog race across Alaska, this Power Point will help you so much. It contains information abut the Serum Run and the history of the Race, the Race today, and dog sledding in general. Check out the preview to see.

The Last Great Race The Last Great Race. Informational (nonfiction), 1, words, Level V (Grade 4), Lexile L. Ina sled-dog team made a heroic trip across Alaska carry life-saving medicine to Nome. To commemorate this event, the Iditarod race was established.

Each year mushers,with the help of their sled dogs, race across Alaska's. Sheinkin opens with brief accounts about some of the women who participated in that historic race across the United States. Louise Thaden, née McPhetridge. The Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic (sometimes called the Alaska Wilderness Classic) is an adventure challenge that espouses purity of style and zero d in as a mile ( km) wilderness traverse, the Classic has crossed various mountain ranges throughout Alaska with some routes covering nearly miles ( km).).

Traditionally, the same route. The one and a half hour Wilderness Sled Dog Ride and Tour is the perfect way to learn about and experience the amazing canine athletes who race across Alaska.

The Iditarod is the common theme throughout the tour. The serum run to Nome, also known as the Great Race of Mercy and The Serum Run, was a transport of diphtheria antitoxin by dog sled relay across the U.S.

territory of Alaska by 20 mushers and about sled dogs across miles (1, km) in 5 ½ days, saving the small town of Nome and the surrounding communities from an incipient epidemic. Both the mushers and. Ophir is miles ( kilometers) into the nearly, 1,mile (kilometer) race across Alaska.

Lanier’s withdrawal leaves 56 mushers in the race, with the winner expected in Nome sometime. Linwood Fiedler mushes across Submarine Lake near Nikolai, Alaska, on Tuesday. among the list of banned substances in the Iditarod rule book.

into the 1,kilometre race across Alaska. Inthe book was a revelation for its clear-eyed depiction of teen angst and love, and a generation of readers grew up smitten with. The Last Great Race The Last Great Race The Last Great Race.

Informational (nonfiction), 1, words, Level V (Grade 4) Ina sled-dog team made a heroic trip across Alaska carry life-saving medicine to Nome. To commemorate this event, the Iditarod race was established.

Each year mushers,with the help of their sled dogs, race across Alaska. In this Ma photo Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race front runner, four-time Iditarod champion Jeff King of Denali Park, Alaska, drives his dog team through the.

Rachel's Mom reads aloud the book Mush. Across Alaska in the World's Longest Sled-Dog Race by Patricia Seibert, illustrated by Jan Davey Ellis. The Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic could be considered “the original adventure race.” It was first held inseven years before the first Raid Gauloises, thirteen years before the first Eco-Challenge, and twenty years before the first Primal Quest.I’ll add that the Classic could also be considered the only “real” adventure race — today’s most well-known races are really.

Joe Reddington was the Father of "The Last Great Race on Earth", the Iditarod, run by dog sleds and mushers across Alaska every March since The race was started to commemorate the Serum Run of when diphtheria serum was rushed by dog sled over the mile Iditarod trail from Anchorage to Nome to save lives from the : ,CHUGIAK, Alaska - Chugiak's Rod Perry wrote the book on the history of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race.

Perry, who ran the original race inrecently published his .Do a fill-in-the-blanks activity on the Iditarod dog sled race, held annually in Alaska.

Answers: Iditarod Words Mini Book A Printable Writing Book A tiny, printable book about simple words related to the Iditarod-- for early readers and writers. The book has 2 pages to print and makes 8 pages for the student to cut out, color, and write in.