Black Star, Bright Dawn (Hardcover)

By Scott O'Dell

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780395477786, 144pp.

Publication Date: April 25, 1988

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (2/18/2008)
Mass Market Paperback (12/1/1989)
MP3 CD (10/4/2016)
MP3 CD (8/20/2010)
MP3 CD (8/20/2010)
Compact Disc (8/20/2010)
Compact Disc (8/20/2010)
Prebound (2/1/2008)

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A young Eskimo girl encounters frightening obstacles when she takes her father's place in the Iditarod, the annual 1,172-mile dogsled race in Alaska.

About the Author

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.

Praise For Black Star, Bright Dawn

"A fine novel, exciting, with a sensitive portrayal of Eskimo culture and an estimable heroine." Horn Book, Starred