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Well, we're all back home, the Red Lantern is in.... but we have a few more things for you to take a look at.
Remember, those toward the end are living their dreams too. Clap for them.
More videos from Shageluk, Kaltag and Eagle Island, mushers in, dogs being checked, kids on snow machines.
Photos from Nome, Kaltag, Shageluk and Eagle Island.
Podcasts -- Alaska Public Radio interviewed Mr. Paulsen and Mrs. Cater.
Buddy photos from
Shageluk and Nome!
An early morning interview of Lance Mackey by Mrs. Cater. She talked to him in the village of White Mountain during the mandatory eight-hour layover and asked him what he'd say to children about following a dream.
Before the win -- Gary Paulsen observed and talked to race leader, Lance Mackey. Read his writings in the Blog.
THIS WEEK (3/12/07)
Blog entries -- Mr. Paulsen describes watching Lance Mackey take care of his dogs' feet. Also, Mrs. Cater writes about meeting kids in McGrath.
Photos -- Doggie drop-off photos; and some pics of kids from McGrath presenting "A Day in Our Life."
Visit our McGrath buddies to see a couple of their PowerPoint shows!
Dog Feet -- This is the best yet! Ever thought about how many times a dog's feet touch the ground during the race? Gary Paulsen's story, Dog Feet, will definitely give you something to think about.
Video Clips -- We've talked about dog care, now watch Tom Lesatz #57 take care of his dogs' feet, cook up supper for them, and spread straw for them to sleep on.
MIDWEEK UPDATE (3/8/07)
New Photos -- See Jeff King fixing his sled, Lance Mackey's runner-fix and some shots of Nikolai school.
New Video Clips -- Packing the bush plane involves math, math, math. AND see what has to go into a survival kit (mosquito netting?!!).
Speaking of math, be sure to read Mrs. Cater's blog entry and see what answers YOU come up with!
Lead Dog -- Gary Paulsen's story, the Lead Dog, will be posted on Thursday. These get better every time!
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Come along with us on the 2007IditaLEARN! (2/5/07)
Join us as we find out about life along the Iditarod trail in Alaskan towns and villages such as Nikolai, McGrath, Takotna, Unalakleet and Nome -- kids a mere 3300+ miles away from us here in Eden Prairie, Minnesota -- as we learn about them, the dogs, and the adventures!