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The Runaway Racehorse by Ron Roy

The Runaway Racehorse

by Ron Roy

Other authors: John Steven Gurney (Illustrator)

Series: A to Z Mysteries (book 18)

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Genre: Realistic Fiction
Age App: 3-4th grade
Summary: Three children go to one child's Uncles house to watch a racehorse. Mysteries surround their trip, beginning with a missing horse, and ending with Whirlaway losing the race. The children solve the mystery of the switched horses and save the day! The thief (neighbor) goes to jail and the children have a good end to their visit. ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375813675, Paperback)

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
R is for Racehorse...
In the eighteenth book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are excited to see Uncle Warren's new racehorse, Whirlaway, in action. But the night before the big race, the horse disappears! He shows up the next day, just in time to lose the race. Why is Whirlaway suddenly so slow? Can the kids figure it out - or is Whirlaway out of the winner's circle for good?
Each book includes a map and a letter from the author. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!

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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.

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