Racing

Racehorse in the Rain

By Ben Baglio

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"Did the rain really frighten Sparky at the race -- or was it something worse?" -- Amazon. Suggested for ages 9-12.
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The Runaway Racehorse

By Ron Roy

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Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose investigate the disappearance of a valuable racehorse that Dink's uncle and his friend, Forest Evans, have just bought and entered in a race at Saratoga. Suggested for ages 9-12.
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Horses in the Wind

By Candice Ransom

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When the magical spyglass transports the three Chapman children to 1938 Maryland, they attend the race between two champion racehorses--War Admiral , the high-spirited favorite, and Seabiscuit, the western underdog. Suggested for ages 9-12.
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Homestretch

By Paul Volponi

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Five months after losing his mother, seventeen-year-old Gas runs away from an abusive father and gets a job working at an Arkansas race track, surrounded by the illegal Mexican immigrants that he and his father blame for her death.
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Wild Girl

By Patricia Reilly Giff

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When twelve-year-old Lidie leaves Brazil to join her father and brother on a horse ranch in New York, she has a hard time adjusting to her changed circumstances, as does a new horse that has come to the ranch.
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Wild Girl

By Patricia Reilly Giff

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When twelve-year-old Lidie leaves Brazil to join her father and brother on a horse ranch in New York, she has a hard time adjusting to her changed circumstances, as does a new horse that has come to the ranch. J Fic Gif
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