This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Gary Paulsen - This person often has keen insights into animal behavior that may come across as controversial.
Paulsen's Dogs - A main focus of the story, these do nothing but teach the author throughout the book.
Storm - One of the author's favorite dogs, this dog communicated with Paulsen utilizing a stick.
Wilson - This dog ran part of the Iditarod sucking his foot.
Cookie - One of the author's lead dogs, this dog also took Paulsen's team off a cliff.
Fred - This dog possesses determination in convincing the author to...
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