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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Just a moment while we sign you in to aakiak Goodreads account. The interest level is gradesits grade level equivalent is 2. My Grandson Aeverie and I read this book together.

Alaska — Juvenile fiction. Akiak, a determined and proud dog, refuses to leave and excapes from the handlers and races off to catch up with her team that are ten hours ahead.

An tge story, everyone in the story Great story about dog courage and perserverance. Due to her age –she is 10 years old– this is the last chance for Akiak. However, Akiak is such a compelling heroine and the book is so thrilling that the boys and I were eager to learn more. This is just the beginning of the tale.


Excellent Kids’ Books: Akiak: A Tale From the Iditarod by Robert J. Blake

frlm Anonymous November 22, at 2: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. May 29, Volkert rated it it talf amazing Shelves: Nov 05, Rana rated it it was amazing Shelves: I found this story boring but after reading it to 2nd, 4th tue 5th graders found out that they seemed to love it. Make this your default list. May 06, Liz Todd rated it really liked it Shelves: Dec 10, Kaelin Miller rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is the story of Akiak, a 10 year old dog who has raced the day Iditarod many times before as the lead dog.

It gives a message of never giving up. He says, “I even did a huge crayon mural on our hallway that was not artistically appreciated by my parents. Apr 07, Margaret rated it really liked it. Sep 17, Ms Threlkeld rated it liked it Shelves: Jan 16, Brandy rated it liked it Shelves: Iditarod Race — Juvenile fiction. Will she be able to help her team win this time? I also learned a little about the Iditarod which I know nothing about.

Sep 15, Sierra Kisiday rated it really liked it Shelves: Blake was born and raised in New Jersey. Your one stop shop for following Iditarod. The illustrations are akiai very well.


This idiharod story works on many levels. The dog becomes slightly injured and is left behind to be taken to a warm safe place until the Iditarod Trail is complete. I was astonished by this book. Feb 09, Meredith rated it it was ok Shelves: About persistence and following the rules. Paperback40 pages.

Book Review–Akiak A Tale from the Iditarod

Akiak the sled dog refuses to give up after being injured during the Iditarod sled dog race. If you love dogs you will love this story.

I also learned about the Iditarod! The crowd goes wild cheering for Akiak.

Excellent “bleed off the page” artwork gives picture book readers a realistic view of this grueling trail. This book has interesting illustrations that appear to be paintings. Mar 17, Shannon rated it did not like it. The Musher –the sled driver– must drop her off at the next checkpoint.