Silver by Gloria WhelanSilver by Gloria Whelan


byGloria Whelan

Paperback | April 27, 2004

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Deep in the Alaskan wilds, 9-year-old Rachel dreams of owning and racing a sled dog one day. When her father, who breeds and races huskies, gives her the runt of the litter, Rachel names the puppy Silver and sets out to prove he's a champion.
Gloria and her husband Joseph moved from Detroit to the woods of northern Michigan several years ago. Many of Gloria's books take place during the summer -- because she does a lot of her writing during the northern Michigan blizzards! Gloria has been telling stories for as long as she can remember. Before she could read or write, sh...
Title:SilverFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 7.56 × 5.19 × 0.18 inPublished:April 27, 2004Publisher:Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0394896114

ISBN - 13:9780394896113

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8


From Our Editors

Even though he is the runt of the litter from her father's prize sled-racing dog, ten-year-old Rachel plans to train her puppy to become a champion racer and determines to track him down when he mysteriously disappears

Editorial Reviews

"The writing is smooth at a low reading level. Effectively planned appeal for transitional readers."--Bulletin, Center for Children's Books.