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Balto  Cover Image Book Book

Balto / written by Emma Carlson Berne ; illustrated by Francesca Rosa.

Berne, Emma Carlson, 1979- (author.). Rosa, Francesca, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338681437
  • Physical Description: 91 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"In 1925, disaster struck the small town of Nome, Alaska. When a deadly epidemic begins affecting the children of Nome, their only hope is to relay life-saving medicine over 650 miles of snow-covered trails using teams of sled dogs. Across the long journey, one dog overcame nearly impossible odds to become a hero"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-10. Scholastic.
Grades 2-3. Scholastic.
820L Lexile
Subject: Balto (Dog) > Juvenile literature.
Sled dogs > Alaska > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Diphtheria > Alaska > Nome > Juvenile literature.
Nome (Alaska) > History > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Marion County. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Marion County Library.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Marion County Library JE F BER (Text) PPL81047 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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