Written by John Reynolds Gardiner
Illustrated by Marcia Sewall
Reviewed by Alan S. (age 8), Russel R. (age 8)
Find out who dies and find out if 10-year-old Little Willie and his dog, Searchlight, win the race or the Indian, Stone Fox, who's never lost a race. Little Willie finds out that Grandpa can't pay the $500. taxes. Little Willie enters the race to win the $500. and pay his Grandfather's taxes. Stone Fox enters the race to buy back his people's land. At the end Stone Fox says the first words people have ever heard him say.
We recommend this book to people who like dogsled races. Our favorite parts are when someone died and someone won the race. Read this exciting book.