Foxy's Tale - Authors

Ed White lived in Alaska for 17 years where he raced sled dogs with his daughter, Kelly. His first book, Foxy's Tale: The True Story of a Champion Alaskan Sled Dog (Whitehouse, 1995), was selected in 1997 for the 3rd/4th grade Alaskan Battle of the Books and is used in many elementary school reading programs. In 2004, his second book, An African Treasure: A True Story from the Horn of Africa (Whitehouse, 2004) was published. To learn more about An African Treasure, click here.

For ten years, Ed White volunteered for the annual World Championship Sled Dog Race, in Anchorage, Alaska. He worked the check point at 15th and Cordorva, seeing the teams on their way out of town and then back in again. One year KTUU Channel 2 television came to the check point to report on the volunteers who put on the race. The interview with Ed White is shown below.

White retired from sled dog racing in 1995. He now lives in State College, Pennsylvania with his wife Sandy. Kelly graduated from Penn State University in 2000. She received her Masters Degree in 2005, from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Kelly is now a guidance counselor at a middle school in Fairfax County, Virginia.

To see Ed White's racing history, click here.
To see Kelly's racing history, click here.
To see Sandy's racing history, click here.

Donna Freedman was a features reporter a the Anchorage Daily News in Anchorage, Alaska. Her writings have won a number of regional and national awards. She is a member of American Mensa and of Sisters of Crime. Donna is also the author of City Smart Anchorage (Alvon Travel). 

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