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Lidie lives in Brazil, where she rides,  a wild girl dreaming of going to live with her father, Pai, and older brother, Rafael, in New York City. Pai runs a stable at a famous race track. Since her mother died long ago, Lidie has lived with relatives. Now she's 12—ready to leave Brazil for New York.

   Meanwhile, a filly is born and begins her journey to a new home. As Lidie's story unfolds, so does the filly's.

   In New York, Lidie finds that moving to another country is a big challenge. And Pai and Rafael still think of her as the little girl they left behind. But she's determined to befriend, and ride, the spirited filly her father has just bought: Wild Girl.

Synopsis:

From a two-time Newbery Honor author comes a contemporary and irresistible novel about a young girl from Brazil who travels to New York to live with her father and older brother, and a parallel story about a young filly whose destiny lies with the girl.

About the Author

Patricia Reilly Giff is the author of many beloved books for children. Her most recent book is Eleven. She lives in Trumbull, Connecticut.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440421771
Author:
Giff, Patricia Reilly
Publisher:
Yearling Books
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Family life - New York (State)
Subject:
New york (state)
Subject:
Animals - Horses
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Horses
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.59 x 5.29 x .45 in .25 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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