This guide is for parents or teachers to expand on the picture book Yukon: Sled Dog by Judith Janda Presnall, illustrated by Mark Elliott. It includes pre-reading questions, Alaska background discussion, pre-reading Geography Lesson, post-reading geography activity, dog sled art/dough activity, my pet brainstorming/writing Lesson, vocabulary, printable science lesson (Which is Warmer?), printable word search and printable maze.
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"The action is swift and the details interesting." - Booklist
Sled dogs must love to run. Sled dogs must be strong. Sled dogs must obey commands. Sled dogs must get along with teammates. Puppy Yukon is the only girl in her litter, and she’s got high energy. Could she be a leader in the sled dog team? Trainer Roberta works with the puppies. Yukon is faster and smarter than her brothers. Roberta thinks Yukon can help lead the team! Yukon continues to train with her team for two long years. Is she finally ready to race? Mush! Mush!