From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories
Between showing the award-winning jumper Mirror Glider, working at South Hills Stables, and washing dishes in her dad’s South Asian family restaurant, thirteen-year-old Dev Rani doesn’t always have a lot of time left for homework or a social life. But when Mirror Glider has an accident and is forced to retire, Dev is suddenly faced with a new problem: Zim, a promising, but very disturbed, rescue horse. Dev is charged with convincing this troubled Arabian to become the jumper she knows he can be. But first, she needs to learn more about this abandoned horse’s history—and things get more complicated than she bargained for.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Category||Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diversity|
|Publisher||James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||136|
Author: Janet M. Whyte
Janet M. Whyte, a former horseback rider, now works as a library technician at Langara College in Vancouver. She is the author of three books, Charlie and Charlie on Tour, and Mr. Bert's Story Time.
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Lorimer Sports Stories
Realistic, action-packed sports stories for reluctant middle-grade readers. Each book covers a contemporary theme—like bullying, friendship or prejudice—set against the backdrop of a specific sport. The themes will appeal to kids who play sports, such as rivalry, teamwork, competition… View available downloads →