Racing Manhattan

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Candlewick Press (MA)
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.8 X 8.3 X 1.3 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780763692735

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About the Author

Terence Blacker is the author of The Twyning and other novels for young adults. Before he became a writer, he rode as an amateur steeplechase jockey. He lives in the U.K.

Reviews

The story is told through Jay's first-person narration. Her stubborn persistence and the realistic details of life in a racing barn take this a notch above most horse books.
--Kirkus Reviews

Bold Jay will be a favorite with readers, who are sure to cheer her on. Details of horses and racing abound in Blacker's novel, making readers visualize themselves on the racetrack with Jay. This fresh read is exciting, distinctive, and due to entice many young readers.
--Booklist

Fraught, exciting and cathartic, "Racing Manhattan" will have readers ages 12-16 cheering in the stands.
--The Wall Street Journal

Blacker does a marvelous job sketching out this suspenseful tale of a teenage girl striking out on her own and finding surprising allies
--Buffalo News