Colt

Title

Colt

Authors

Nancy Springer

Publisher

Dial Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

1991

ISBN

9780140364804

Pages

122 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A young boy with a crippling disease learns, through a horseback riding program, to overcome his own anxieties and to help others in dealing with their own problems.

Grade Level

6-8

Lexile Measure

840L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Step parent; Physical disability; step father; step siblings; spina bifida; wheelchair user; physical therapy

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and step father

Awards

Joan Fassler Memorial Book Award, 1992, Winner
Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, Tenth Edition, 1993
Young Adults' Choices, 1993

Keywords

horses; horseback riding; siblings; fears; exercise; risk

Diversity Impact

direct

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