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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Sent to live with his uncle after a violent confrontation with his stepfather, 16-year-old Travis, an aspiring writer, finds life in a small Oklahoma town confining until he meets an 18-year-old horse trainer named Casey.
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Travis is the epitome of cool, even when he's in trouble. But when he's sent to stay with his uncle on a ranch in the country, he finds that his schoolmates don't like his tough city ways.
He does find friendship of a sort with Casey, who runs a riding school at the ranch. She's the bravest person Travis has ever met, and crazy enough to try to tame the Star Runner, her beautiful, dangerous horse who's always on edge, about to explode. It's clear to Travis that he and the Star Runner are two of a kind, creatures not meant to be tamed.From the Inside Flap:
"A powerful story. . . . Travis is Everyteen: part insecure hell-raiser, part closet intellectual, prone to both sneers and tears. Hinton continues to grow more reflective in her books, but her great understanding, not of what teenagers are but of what they can hope to be, is undiminished."--"Kirkus Reviews
"An ALA Best Books for Young Adults
An ALA Quick Pick
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