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Scott O'Dell (1898-1989), one of the most respected authors of historical fiction, received the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, and the Hans Christian Andersen Author Medal, the highest international recognition for a body of work by an author of books for young readers. Some of his many books include The Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Road to Damietta, Sing Down the Moon, and The Black Pearl.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Iditarod (Race) -- Juvenile fiction.
Eskimos -- Juvenile fiction.
Iditarod (Race) -- Fiction.
Sled dog racing -- Fiction.
Eskimos -- Fiction.