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A Way with Horses
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A Way with Horses

By McPhee, Peter

$16.95 Hardback
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Series: Lorimer Sports Stories

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Caroline grew up around horses and had been a tough, skilled rider as long as she could remember. When she wins a rodeo near her Millarville, Alberta home, the owner of a posh riding school recognizes her talent invites her to learn show jumping, free of charge.

Soon she's moving in a different world, full of thoroughbred horses, expensive trainers, and rich, sophisticated students. As Caroline trains to try out for the Jump Alberta Team, however, she learns that success in the show ring comes at a high price, win or lose.

A Way with Horses shows how one athlete's ambitions can come into conflict with the complexities of her sport.

"[A Way with Horses deals with complex themes of friendship and integrity while also delivering an exciting story featuring show-jumping competitions and the intrigue behind the scenes at a riding stable... the general flavour is very upbeat and humorous... the competition and show-jumping scenes are fast paced and dramatic and will definitely have every reader cheering Caroline on!"

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Publication Details:

Binding: Hardback, 121 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1996
ISBN: 9781550285178
Format: 7.75in x 5in

BIC Code: YFB, YFP, YXA, YXL
BISAC Code:  4.0.2.0.1.0.0, JUV002130, JUV039050
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 9 To 13

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  • Contemporary themes and Canadian settings
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"A winning series... designed to attract reluctant readers as well as provide recreational reading for children who are interested in stories about sports."
- National Library of Canada

"Lorimer is obviously succeeding with this series of action-driven novels which encourage young readers to 'Get in the Game'!"
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