Cover image for The eighty-dollar champion : the true story of a horse, a man, and an unstoppable dream
Title:
The eighty-dollar champion : the true story of a horse, a man, and an unstoppable dream
Edition:
First edition.

[Young readers' edition]
Publication Information:
New York : Delacorte Press, [2020]
ISBN:
9780593127124

9780593127131
Physical Description:
252 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Target Audience:
Ages 8-12.

Grades 4-6.

940 L
Language:
English
General Note:
"The #1 New York Times bestseller, adapted for young readers"--Cover.

"Includes historic photos and author interviews!"--Cover.

"Based on The Eighty-Dollar Champion, copyright © 2011 by Elizabeth Letts. Originally published in hardcover by Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York, 2011"--Title page verso.
Contents:
The last horses -- On the way home -- Land of clover -- A school for young ladies -- Hollandia Farms -- How to make a living at horses -- The stable boy -- Where the heart is -- The horse can jump -- The horse business -- Snowman's first show -- Sinjon -- The circuit -- The Cinderella horse -- New challenges -- Piping Rock, part I: the competition -- Piping Rock, part II: the show begins -- Piping Rock, part III: up and over -- The indoor circuit -- The Diamond Jubilee, part I: off to the races -- The Diamond Jubilee, part II: a whole new world -- The Diamond Jubilee, part III: Snowman soars -- Under the spotlights -- Famous! -- The wind of change -- Camelot -- New Hollandia Farms -- The legacy of a champion.
Abstract:
In 1958, a horse bound for the slaughterhouse is purchased by a man who names him Snowman and takes him to the top of equestrian show jumping.
Lexile Measure:
940
Holds: