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Harry Okpik, Determined Musher (English)

by Harry Okpik & Maren Vsetula, illustrated by Ali Hinch

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list price: $16.95
edition:Hardcover
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ISBN:9781772665758
publisher: Inhabit Education
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Meet a real-life Inuit hero!

This book introduces the biography genre while teaching children about the life of Harry Okpik and the history of dogsledding.

About the Authors
Harry Okpik was born in the community of Quaqtaq in 1954. Harry owns a dog team and has participated in numerous Ivakkak dog sled races. He is widely recognized as one of the most dedicated and successful dog team owners in Nunavik. Harry has also acted as one of the longest-serving KRG (Kativik Regional Government) nature officers in Nunavik. In 2015, the documentary film Okpik’s Dream was released which documented Harry's life, racing experience, and passion for his dog team.
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Ali Hinch has worked as a full-time illustrator in educational children’s literature since getting her degree in illustration from Sheridan College. She’s had the opportunity to work on a variety of unique projects outside of book illustration ranging from designing puppet concepts and assisting on set building to working with musicians and artists to design CDs and promotions. Currently living in Toronto, she spends a lot of time drinking iced coffee and making new dog friends.
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Ali Hinch has worked as a full-time illustrator in educational children’s literature since getting her degree in illustration from Sheridan College. She’s had the opportunity to work on a variety of unique projects outside of book illustration ranging from designing puppet concepts and assisting on set building to working with musicians and artists to design CDs and promotions. Currently living in Toronto, she spends a lot of time drinking iced coffee and making new dog friends.
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