“The Great Serum Race: Blazing the Iditarod Trail” by Debbie S. Miller, illustrations by Jon Van Zyle

This picture book for older children tells the full story of the legendary 1925 race to Nome, Alaska, to deliver diphtheria antitoxin serum. The run was actually a relay, completed by many mushers and teams (a chart showing the name of the musher and the distance covered is included in the back of the book).