These five captivating tales are real-life stories of animals who made a mark in Alaska history. Young readers will love Stikeen, the little dog who traversed glaciers with famed naturalist John Muir; Mark and Hannah, the intrepid mules who helped Judge James Wickersham attempt to scale Mt. McKinley; and Margie, a feisty malamute who became a mother on an expedition to explore the ancient volcanoes of the Aleutian Islands. Sumptuously illustrated by award-winning artist Jon Van Zyle and peppered with historical photos, this engaging book will delight readers of all ages. Bonuses include several historical anecdotes and a list of places to visit.
96 pages, 7 x 9, paper Item 355, ISBN 0-87842-564-8