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Sled Dogs: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about sled dogs?

As you can see, this list of kids books about sled dogs is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about sled dogs, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

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Written by Kate Klimo & illustrated by Tim Jessell
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-10
"Sled dog Togo--the true hero of the 1925 Serum Run--narrates the story of his life working with musher Leonard Seppala"--
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Balto and the Great Race
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-10
Recounts how the sled dog Balto saved Nome, Alaska, in 1925 from a diphtheria epidemic by delivering medicine through a raging snowstorm. Simultaneous.
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Kiana's Iditarod
Written by Shelley Gill & illustrated by Shannon Cartwright
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8
Kiana, the lead dog on one of the sleds, takes part in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

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