Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Available items only
Print Material
Author Letts, Elizabeth.

Title The eighty-dollar champion : Snowman, the horse that inspired a nation / Elizabeth Letts.

Imprint New York : Ballantine Books, c2011.

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  798.2 L651    ---  Available
Description xiv, 329 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The Eighty-Dollar Champion tells the dramatic odyssey of a horse called Snowman, saved from the slaughterhouse by a young Dutch farmer named Harry. Together, Harry and Snowman went on to become America's show-jumping champions, winning first prize in Madison Square Garden. Set in the mid- to late-1950s, this book captures the can-do spirit of a Cold War immigrant who believed--and triumphed"--Provided by publisher.
Study Program AR RL 7.7 18.0 PHS
Subject Snowman (Horse)
Show jumpers (Horses) -- United States -- Biography.
Show horses -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780345521088
0345521080

 
    
Available items only