Balto (Animals to the Rescue #1) (Paperback)
The legendary story of Balto comes to life in this heavily illustrated nonfiction chapter book series, perfect for fans of Ranger in Time!
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.
This action-packed series explores the stories of real-life animal heroes who saved the day! With black-and-white art throughout and dramatic storytelling, readers are taken on an exciting journey they won't soon forget.
Fans of Ranger in Time will devour these true tales of incredible animal heroes!
About the Author
Francesca Rosa was born in Italy and is a graduate of the School of Comics and Illustration in Milan. Since childhood, she has had an infinite love for animals, and they frequently appear in her illustrated books. She currently lives in Italy with her husband, and her dog, Milù.
Emma Carlson Berne has written many juvenile, middle-grade, and YA fiction and nonfiction books for young readers. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.