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Kamik takes the lead / adapted from the memories of Darryl Baker, illustrated by Ali Hinch.

Baker, Darryl, (author.). Hinch, Ali, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Series Information

Kamik. 04.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch EPB KAM 4 (Text) 34207002363407 Juv Fiction Easy Paperback Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville C CUBE B (Text) 34706001913112 Childrens Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield E FIC Baker (Text) 31208913184356 children picture book Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781772272666
  • ISBN: 1772272663
  • Physical Description: 29 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Iqaluit, Nunavut : Inhabit Media Inc., [2020]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Jake and Kamik are finally ready to run their first dog sled race with a full team! But there is a lot to do to prepare, and Jake must follow his uncle's lead if he and his dogs are going to be ready for the early spring race. Kamik Takes the Lead is the fourth installment in the Kamik series of books following Kamik: An Inuit Puppy Story, Kamik's First Sled, and Kamik Joins the Pack. Books in this series share traditional dog-rearing practices and dog-training techniques from the remote community of Arviat, Nunavut, through the life memories of community members. These books preserve the rich history of working dogs in Nunavut and celebrate the traditional bond between Inuit and their sled dogs. Building on the dog-training practices outlined in Kamik Joins the Pack, Arviat, Nunavut, author and dog musher Darryl Baker shares with young readers the basic information needed to prepare a dog team for a race.
Target Audience Note:
5-8 Brodart.
K-3 Brodart.
Subject: Dogsledding > Juvenile fiction.
Dogsledding > Fiction.
Sled dog racing > Juvenile fiction.
Sled dog racing > Fiction.
Sled dogs > Juvenile fiction.
Sled dogs > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Dogs.
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Polar Regions.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance.
JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Winter Sports.

Series Information

Kamik. 04.

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