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An idealistic young man trains a workhorse to race in this classic horse story from Newbery Award–winning author Marguerite Henry, now available in a collectible hardcover gift edition.Each year since medieval times, the Palio horse race is held in Siena, Italy. Giorgio Terni is a starry-eyed young man who dreams of becoming a horse trainer and riding in the Palio.Giorgio forges a relationship with a beautiful mare named Gaudenzia, and no one believes she will ever be anything more than a workhorse. But, Giorgio senses something great in her, and he’s determined to teach the mare to trust people again—and to become a winning racehorse.This classic equestrian tale from Newbery Award–winning author Marguerite Henry features the original text and illustrations in a gorgeous collectible hardcover edition.
Number of Pages: 283
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Historical / General, Action + Adventure / General, Classics
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Marguerite Henry
Street Date: April 12, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-4032
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