Catch Rider by Jennifer H. LyneCatch Rider by Jennifer H. Lyne

Catch Rider

byJennifer H. Lyne

Paperback | April 1, 2014

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"A standout. . . . Everything comes together here-setting, dialogue, horse details and, most impressively, voice." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review Tough-as-nails fourteen-year-old Sid may not have expensive boots like the privileged teen riders in Virginia, but she knows her way around horses. Working with her uncle&nbspsince childhood, she's learned to evaluate horses, break and train them, care for them . . . and ride like a professional. Amid turmoil at home, she dreams of becoming a catch rider-a show rider who can ride anything with hooves. In this salty, suspenseful teen novel, an&nbspopportunity to ride a top-notch horse in an equitation show takes the small-town girl all the way to Madison Square Garden.
Jennifer H. Lyne was raised in Virginia, where she spent a lot of time around horses, and eventually managed a small barn. She has worked extensively in the film industry as a location scout and has also written and produced independent movies with her husband. She lives in New York City. Visit her website at w...
Title:Catch RiderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.79 inPublished:April 1, 2014Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054430182X

ISBN - 13:9780544301825


Editorial Reviews

Everything comes together here-setting, dialogue, horse details and, most impressively, voice-so that the nearaÇôfairy-tale ending works; like the rest of the book, it feels absolutely true. A standout." - Kirkus, starred review "Girls and horses never go out of style. . . . Lyne fills her story with details about various breeds, horsemanship, and horse-riding competition, immersing readers into this very specialized world. The setting of a small town that is hard to escape rings just as true." - Booklist Online "For many girls, it isn't truly summer without a great horse book - Jennifer H. Lyne's Catch Rider fits that bill." - Newsday "[A] riveting story." -Common Sense Media, (4 stars) "I'm no horse expert, but this tale sure feels and smells like the real deal. It was a real page turner for me. Perhaps you know a book where there is resolution to the story but you are so into the characters that you are not ready to say goodbye. . . I'm sure hoping to see another book out of this debut author." - Richie Partington "