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Title:
The runaway racehorse
Author:
Roy, Ron, 1940-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, 2002.
Physical Description:
84 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Summary:
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose investigate the disappearance of a valuable racehorse that Dink's uncle and his friend, Forest Evans, have just bought and entered in a race at Saratoga.
General Note:
Stepping stone book.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
470 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.6 1.0 65673.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 2.6 4 Quiz: 32407 Guided reading level: N.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780375813672

9780375913679
Format :
Book

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Summary

Help Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose solve mysteries from A to Z!

Kids love collecting the entire alphabet and super editions! With over 8 million copies in print, the A to Z Mysteries® have been hooking chapter book readers on mysteries and reading for years. Now this classic kid favorite is back with a bright new look!

R is for Racehorse . . . And they're off! The kids can't wait to see Uncle Warren's racehorse Whirlaway's big event. But then the horse disappears. He shows up the next day, just in time to lose the race. Why is Whirlaway suddenly so slow? Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are on the case!


Author Notes

Ron Roy was born in Hartford, Connecticut on April 29, 1940. After high school, he joined the Navy for two years. He received a Bachelor's degree in literature from the University of Connecticut and a Masters degree in teaching from the University of Hartford. He was an elementary school teacher for numerous years.

His first children's book, A Thousand Pails of Water, was published in 1978. Soon afterwards, he stopped teaching and became a full-time writer, but he still visits schools around the country. He is the author of the A to Z Mysteries series, the Capital Mysteries series, and the Calendar Mysteries series.

(Bowker Author Biography)