October 20, 2014

Zuma’s Paw Prints

Iditarod's K9 Journalists

 

    Zuma: Lead Reporter         Gypsum (Gypsy)               Sanka Wusha                   Libby Littles

       Zuma's Articles                         Gypsy's Articles                Sanka W. Dog's Articles                 Libby's Articles

       Writes for all readers.                Writes for mid level readers.          Writes for higher level readers.     Writes for the youngest readers.

You can read articles by your favorite K9 Journalist by clicking the above link or you can scroll through the articles below and read articles from the K9 Journalist Team.  Learn about the journalists at this link.

 Teachers, follow this link to learn more about how you can use Zuma's Paw Prints with your students!

 

Recent Posts

Sanka’s Sounds Alike Stories

(I – Eye) am fascinated by words that sound alike, are spelled differently and have very different meanings.  These words are called homophones.  When speaking, or barking as we sled dogs do, people and other dogs understand what we mean by context, that is considering the word along with the words used around it.  When …


Writing To The Mushers

Hi Boys and Girls, Now that the race is over- what’s next??? Many of you are busy writing the musher you followed in the race. I know you are really excited about that and many of you are hoping for a return letter and maybe even some goodies. Since the request for musher addresses will …


Zoom Lens: Beetle and Reef

The leaders on the winning team are draped in roses as the last official act of the Iditarod Finisher’s Banquet in Nome. Born to Run, Sanka


Zoom Lens: Trophy

The winner of the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Dallas Seavey, received the Joe Redington, Sr. trophy. It’s big and very beautiful!  Now that Dallas has won two iditarod Races, he can call himself a Grand Champion.   Born to Run, Sanka


Zoom Lens: Strawberries

Strawberries are served at the Iditarod Finishers Banquet in Nome by the sled full! A third are dipped in dark chocolate, a third are dipped in white chocolate and a third are plain. Oh they are delicious! Born to Run, Sanka


AWARDS BANQUET

Hi Boys and Girls, Last night was the awards banquet in Nome.  It was held at the Nome Recreation Center. The banquet is to congratulate all the finishers of this years race.  There are also awards given out. For a very detailed list of the awards and who won them this year you can go …


March 16- Final Edition

Hi Boys and Girls, What an exciting finish to Iditarod 42. Marcelle Fressineau finished just 35 seconds after Lisbet Norris.  Marcelle was awarded the Red Lantern for being the final finisher of the race.  Congratulations to all the finishers.  It was a tough race at the start and finish for many teams due to weather …


Zoom Lens – Ruby

My name is Ruby.  I’m an AKC registered Siberian Husky.  My human is Lisbet Norris.  All my teammates are boys.  So there’s a girl up front and a girl on the runners of our sled.  We placed 48th in the Iditarod.  Nome seems like a great place to be.  There’s a giant dog spa called …


March 15 Update

Hi Boys and Girls, Elliot Anderson, in the Red Lantern Position, scratched in Golovin early this morning.  Three teams have finished in Nome and there are still 3 teams on the trail.  All three should be in shortly.  Today’s update DATE:  March 15, 2014 TIME:  12:45 FINISHERS: 44. Tommy Jordbrudal 45. Yvonne Dubakk 46. Alex …


March 15 Update- Early Edition

Hi Boys and Girls, Seven teams are still on the trail with 6 of those teams have left White Mountain and are on their way to Nome.  Elliot Anderson is on the way to White Mountain.  After his eight hour rest he will proceed to Nome.  All mushers should be in by tonight. Today’s update …