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Seabiscuit : the wonder horse

Author: Meghan McCarthy
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Primary school : English : 1st ed
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The true story of Seabiscuit, the grandson of one of the greatest racehorses of all time. But he'd lost nearly every race he'd run. Automobile tycoon Charles Howard took a risk and purchased Seabiscuit for a bargain price. With a clever new trainer and a loving jockey, Seabiscuit began winning. But could he really beat the Triple Crown Champion?
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meghan McCarthy
ISBN: 9781416933601 1416933603
OCLC Number: 192134437
Notes: "A Paula Wiseman Book."
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: Ages 4-8.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: Meghan McCarthy.

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The true story of Seabiscuit, the grandson of one of the greatest racehorses of all time. But he'd lost nearly every race he'd run. Automobile tycoon Charles Howard took a risk and purchased Seabiscuit for a bargain price. With a clever new trainer and a loving jockey, Seabiscuit began winning. But could he really beat the Triple Crown Champion?

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-06) Good Permalink

      Seabiscuit the Wonderhorse is a delightful true story about Seabiscuit, a race horse who seem    to lose every race that he runs.  Nobody wants to take a risk on Seabiscuit until an automobile tycoon decides to take a gamble and he buys Seabiscuit. ...
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SEABISCUIT THE WONDER HORSE

by lbplyouthservices (WorldCat user published 2009-02-22) Fair Permalink

In picture book format, this is a brief non-fiction book about the famous racehorse from the 1930's.  This may have been more popular when the movie was out, but it is additional now.  The cartoonish illustrations do not add to the book.  GT

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