When she hurts her paw on the fourth day of the race, Akiak can no longer compete in the Iditarod?the famed dogsledding race through 1, miles of Alaskan. Click on the document to read Akiak: A Tale from the Iditarod. Learn more about Alaska, the Inuit, and the famous Iditarod race!. “It is 1, miles of wind, snow and rugged trail from Anchorage to Nome.” Akiak has competed in the famous Alaskan Iditarod before, but.

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The Musher –the sled driver– must drop her off at the next checkpoint. At first people try to catch her in This is a wonderful story! Once Akiak has them back idotarod the right path, she hops into the sled with the Musher as the rules permit and they charge toward the finish line in first place.

Feb 09, Meredith rated it it was ok Shelves: Sep 15, Sierra Kisiday rated it really liked it Shelves: I also learned a little about the Iditarod which I know nothing about.

Akiak: A Tale from the Iditarod

I don’t know if this was one of my favorite books from childhood, but it’s certainly one of the ones I remember the most. An online search of this book will generate many activities and lesson plans for Akiak A Tale from the Iditarod. Once the blizzard becomes a whiteout, she is finally thwarted, aoiak only temporarily.

On day 10, the last day of the race, she actually catches them.

Apr 04, Katherine rated it liked it Shelves: When snow hurts her paw on the fourth day out, Mick, her musher, must leave her behind and continue the race without her. My Grandson Aeverie and I read this book together. However, on the fourth day, not even half way into the race, Akiak injures her paw.

Students learn the characteristics of realistic fiction—the setting, plot, and characters are realistic while the story is not a telling of an event that actually happened. Such a good dog! The illustrations provide inspiration for art lesson plans regarding color and technique. Nothing, not akiaj, not breaking ice, not the people out to catch her, will crom Akiak from catching up to her team.

Paperback40 pages. I loved this book about an old dog who was determined to win. What a great story iditarpd a dog with heart. Reading Counts RC 2. As spectators realize what is happening, they begin to cheer her on.

Book Review–Akiak A Tale from the Iditarod – Iditarod

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Exciting and just something different. The suspense mounts with Akiak’s surprise reappearance, then peaks in sweet victory at the finish line. Does this make idjtarod want to name my next dog Akiak? Didn’t plan to love it, but I do!

Will she finally achieve her dream? Make this your default list. At the age of 10, Akiak is an older sled dog.

This is worth reading, even if you’re just looking for a heartwarming dog story! Wonderful book about the Iditarod Race.

Alone in the vast snow she follows along familiar trails. Akiak is trying to alert her team that that they are making a wrong turn. Akiak has other plans; she will not allow herself to be taken away from the race. An inspiring story, everyone in the story Great story about dog courage and perserverance.

Tuesday, November 22, Akiak: Here, narrative and artwork pull equal weight to give readers a memorable ride. She burrows herself in the snow to wait for the storm to pass.

Book Review–Akiak A Tale from the Iditarod

Prior to reading AkiakI knew almost nothing about the Iditarod. This is drom fairly long story for a picture book, so it would be more appropriate for an advanced reader. Dec 10, Kaelin Miller rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dec 13, Terri rated it really liked it Shelves: She gets away and runs the race herself until she catches up with her team a couple days later. As always when reading, find the evidence akiwk supports the answers to these and more questions.

Books by Aakiak J. Sep 23, Savanna rated it it was amazing. The illustrations are done very well. This excellent story works on many levels. She has run in several Iditarod races, but has never been part of a winning team. Due to her age –she is 10 years old– this is the last chance for Akiak.