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Man O' War: Best Racehorse Ever
     

Man O' War: Best Racehorse Ever

by Jennifer Guess McKerley, Terry Weidener (Illustrator)
 

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Gr 1-3-This easy-to-read title provides an interesting look at the famous racehorse. Readers who were intrigued by the exploits of Seabiscuit will discover that Man O' War was his grandfather. A big, strong horse, he had a mind of his own. He gave the stable boys a hard time saddling him and even began one race facing the wrong direction because he fidgeted so much. Named the Greatest Horse of the Century in 1999, he lived a long life after his retirement from racing. The information about the horse's life flows easily and the realistic, soft-toned illustrations clearly depict various moments in his life, such as getting a carrot-candle birthday cake. A pleasant addition to nonfiction collections.-Carol Schene, Taunton Public Schools, MA Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

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ISBN-13:
9780375831645
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
12/27/2005
Series:
Step into Reading Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.22(d)
Lexile:
520L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

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