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Rivers: Diary of a Blind Alaska Racing Sled Dog

3.33 of 5 stars 3.33  ·  rating details  ·  9 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A chance encounter on a chilly, rainy day started a heartwarming adventure for a blind dog and a human. This is Rivers diary of that adventure; becoming pain free and dealing with his disappointments while learning to interact with humans. Rivers tells of a blind dog s efforts to overcome his challenges and achieve his destiny. Rivers is a tale of the bond between a dog an ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published November 1st 2001 by Publication Consultants (first published July 1st 2001)
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Womana
Charming story of a blind sled dog. Written in first person from the dogs point of view. Based on the actual events experienced by this dog. Recommended for 7+ years. Harsh events are tactfully managed.
I enjoyed this book and appriciated the emphisis on the abilities and strengths of the handicaped.
Janet


This is 1 in a series of three books and would be excellent reading for all young adults. Actually, the way things are in the present world, I think it should be mandatory.
There is so much in video games, some music and many areas of life that teach a disrespect for all forms of life that anything teaching empathy and the value of good judgement is a must to guide these young people. We really have to impress the good in life on them as early as possible.
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Doc Irene
Sweet book written from the dog's point of view. But what I found incredibly irritating were the many, many, MANY grammatical and spelling errors. Did anyone proofread? It was a total distraction from what should have been a nice, easy read.
Jada Gillette
It was a double thumbs up. It's pretty cool that Rivers can run on a sled dog team blind. Jada 7 yrs old
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Mike Dillingham was born in a blinding snowstorm in New York City. Mike's mom went into labor while Mike's dad, a New York City Police Officer, was on duty. The fire that night in the first floor restaurant of the 6-story building where they lived only added ambience to the event of Mike's birth, while serving as an omen of the adventures to come. So how did a New York City kid, born in blizzard e ...more
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