Chico's Challenge

The Story of an American Quarter Horse

The Breyer Horse Collection

Jessie Haas

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Set in Wyoming, Chico’s Challenge follows a young buckskin quarter horse who is trade to Sierra, a teen who works her father's ranch and dreams of becoming a cutting horse champion. Chico seems to have the makings of a great cow horse, but…he has never seen a cow in his life! Can he and Sierra, both novices, learn to work together as a team?

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Chico's Challenge
CHAPTER 1THE YOUNG BUCKSKIN QUARTER HORSE stood perfectly still as the needle slid into his neck. One black-tipped ear tilted back. "Good boy, Chico," the vet said. She pressed the plunger and withdrew the needle.That would be the last shot, Chico knew. He'd now been through this four times, once for each year of his life. Every year, just as the spring grass would begin to smell unbearably fresh and good, this woman would come. Each horse would be led out of the paddock in turn--Chico's mother, sister, older brothers, and finally him.

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Jessie Haas

Jessie Haas has owned horses since she was six years old. The author of more than 30 books, her work focuses mostly on horses. She lives with her family in Vermont.

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Chico's Challenge
The Story of an American Quarter Horse
Jessie Haas

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Feiwel & Friends
May 2012
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ISBN: 9780312666804
ISBN10: 0312666802
Middle-Grade Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 128 pages
Age Range: 9 to 12
Grade Range: 4 to 7 Information for Librarians

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Lexile: 670LL

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May 2012
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ISBN: 9781466816060
ISBN10: 1466816066
Middle-Grade Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 128 pages
Age Range: 9 to 12
Grade Range: 4 to 7
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