Slumps - These are ground up and used as dog food.
Minnesota - This is a U.S. state to which the main character moves his family to pursue a simpler life.
Anchorage - This city is where the race begins.
Nome - This town marks the finish line of the race.
Don's Cabin - This is a rundown shack at which mushers often stop.
A Sledge and A Sled - The dogs pull one of these objects while training and one while racing.
Booties - These protect the dogs' feet from freezing or being cut by the ice.
Snow Hook - This is used as an anchor for the sled.
The Interior - This is a desolate area where mushers are most likely to be caught in severe weather, become lost, or encounter serious trouble.
Iditarod - This is the name of a race, a...
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