In 1925 Balto and Togo, two Siberian huskies, are part of the relay race that pushes through a blizzard to bring a needed diptheria serum from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska, to save its children. Includes a fact sheet.
Tété-Michel Kpomassie was a teenager in Togo when he discovered a book about Greenland—and knew that he must go there. Working his way north over nearly a decade, Kpomassie finally arrived in the country of his dreams.
In the late nineteenth century, Lillie gains friendship and help with a spelling bee from a neighbor, Frances Willard, who braves criticism to speak about women's rights and learn to ride a bicycle. Includes historical notes.