Horse Diaries #7: Risky Chance by Alison HartHorse Diaries #7: Risky Chance by Alison Hart

Horse Diaries #7: Risky Chance

byAlison HartIllustratorRuth Sanderson

Paperback | September 13, 2011

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For all lovers of horses and history, it's the next book in the popular Horse Diaries series. Born in California at the start of the Great Depression, Risky Chance is a gray thoroughbred who was born to race. Life at the track and being spoiled by his jockey's young daughter, Marie, is all Chance could ask for. He loves nothing more than running fast and winning. But after an accident, Chance discovers a side of horse racing that has little to do with glory.

Like Black Beauty, this moving novel is told in first person from the horse's own point of view and includes an appendix full of photos and facts about thoroughbreds, horse racing, and the Great Depression.
ALISON HART has been horse-crazy ever since she can remember. A teacher and author, she's written over 20 books for children, most of them about horses. Her novel Shadow Horse, another Random House title, was nominated for an Edgar Award. Today Ms. Hart still rides because—you guessed it—she's still horse-crazy!RUTH SANDERSON has illus...
Title:Horse Diaries #7: Risky ChanceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7 × 5.5 × 0.53 inPublished:September 13, 2011Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:037586833X

ISBN - 13:9780375868337

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 12