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Summary: Man O'War was a great racehorse, but do you know what happened to him after the races? This book tells of the horses life before, during and after racing. This is an easy-reader nonfiction book about a famous racehorse.
Type of Reading: family reading, anytime reading, read aloud book, learning to read
Recommended Age: read together: 4 to 8; read yourself: 6 to 9
Interest Level: 5 to 9
Age of Child: Read by a 5-year-old girl.
Young Reader Reaction: I picked this story because of the reading level and the opportunity for my daughter to practice her reading. She talked about this story for days! She enjoyed how the horse was so good and really liked that anyone could go visit where he is buried in Kentucky.
Adult Reader Reaction: I enjoyed this history of Man O'War. It was interesting and kept my attention the whole time, which is not always easy with an easy reader. I never imagined she would like it as much as she did but it was written so well and had a personal touch to it.
Pros: This easy reader will engage all new readers, boys and girls alike.
Borrow or Buy: Borrow. This is an interesting book, well worth the read, but your child will outgrow it. If you have a horse lover, you might consider buying it, as it will be read a lot.
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