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Bull Rider

Bull Rider

The younger brother of bull-riding champions, Cam O'Mara is a dedicated skateboarder. But when his older brother serves in Iraq and comes back partially paralyzed, the bull-riding mantle falls to Cam. This is a timely debut novel about family loyalty and hope in the face of treme... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781416961307
Barcode 9781416961307
Published 24 February 2009 by Simon & Schuster
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Williams, Suzanne Morgan
Availability Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781416961307
ISBN-10 1416961305
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Imprint Margaret K McElderry Books
Publication Date 24 February 2009
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Williams, Suzanne Morgan
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Personal Awareness & Social Issues
Adventure Stories
Sporting Stories
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 145mm
Height: 211mm
Spine: 28mm
Weight 352g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
Library of Congress Brothers, Bull riding
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

All it takes is eight seconds.... Cam O'Mara, grandson and younger brother of bull-riding champions, is not interested in partaking in the family sport. Cam is a skateboarder, and perfecting his tricks -- frontside flips, 360s -- means everything until his older brother, Ben, comes home from Iraq, paralyzed from a brain injury.What would make a skateboarder take a different kind of ride? And what would get him on a monstrosity of a bull named Ugly? If Cam can stay on for the requisite eight seconds, will the $15,000 prize bring hope and a future for his big brother?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Commended for Texas Lone Star Reading List 2010 -- Commended for Tayshas Reading 2010 -- Short-listed for Young Hoosier Book Award (Middle Grades) 2012 -- Short-listed for Nevada Young Readers' Award (Intermediate) 2011

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