Dante: Horses of the Maury River Stables

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Dante: Horses of the Maury River Stables
Written by Gigi Amateau
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763687545
ISBN-13: 9780763687540
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Dante: Horses of the Maury River Stables

author: Gigi Amateau

series name:
Horses of the Maury River

Dante’s Inferno may be the grandson of the greatest racehorse in modern times, but his start proves a rough one, both in life and on the track. When Dante fails as a racehorse, he lands briefly at a Thoroughbred rescue facility run by rehabilitating prisoners before being adopted as a project horse at the Maury River Stables. It’s not easy for Dante to make friends — horse or human — but slowly, horses Daisy and Napoleon bring him into the fold, and the girl Ashley begins to work with him. Can Dante put his fears aside and find redemption as an eventing horse?

Handsome but headstrong, a retired racehorse finds a second chance in this affecting, fast-paced novel that comes straight from the horse’s mouth.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$6.99 / $9.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763687545 /  9780763687540
on sale date:
04/2016
type/format:
Middle-grade Novel / Paperback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
320 / 5 1/8" x 7 5/8"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
 
subjects:
Animals; Social Issues; Sports & Recreation;
author’s comments:
Gigi Amateau is the author of two previous books featuring the horses of the Maury River Stables as well as Come August, Come Freedom; A Certain Strain of Peculiar; and Claiming Georgia Tate. A recipient of the Theresa Pollack Prize for Excellence in the Arts, Gigi Amateau lives in Richmond, Virginia.
 
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