Dutton Children's Books,
1st American ed.
IL: UG - BL: 5 - AR Pts: 13
Tessa has an impossible dream: to ride her great-hearted horse, Buffoon, in the Grand National. But who will support her plan to become a jockey? She's been repeatedly kicked out of boarding school, and her rich stepfather hates her. And could the sometimes clumsy, nearly blind Buffoon ever be expected to survive such a difficult racecourse?Tessa pursues her dream across troubled teenage years while growing in responsibility, self-respect, and understanding. A magnificent steeplechase, thrillingly evoked, caps this vivid, romantic, fast-paced novel by a writer who is the undisputed master of exploring the bonds between horses and people.
Level 5, 13 Points
Level 5, 13 Points
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|Grouping Title||blind beauty|
|Grouping Author||peyton k m|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-05-15 12:28:45PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-09-22 01:02:22AM|
|author||Peyton, K. M.|
|author_display||Peyton, K. M|
|available_at_school||Croft Middle, Madison Middle|
|detailed_location_school||Croft Middle - Teen Fiction, Madison Middle - Teen Fiction|
|display_description||Teenage Tessa's passion for riding and her love for an ugly horse named Buffoon help her endure an unhappy life in the English countryside with a hateful stepfather.|
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|owning_location_school||Croft Middle, Madison Middle|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000515927|Book|Books|1st American ed.|English|Dutton Children's Books,|2001.|360 p. ; 22 cm.|
|subject_facet||England -- Fiction, Horse racing. -- Fiction, Horses -- Fiction, Stepfathers -- Fiction|
|title_full||Blind beauty / K.M. Peyton|
|topic_facet||Horse racing, Horses, Stepfathers|