Since his mother died thirteen-year-old Troy has been skipping school and hanging out with the wrong crowd, and now he and his friend Foster have been sentenced to work in the local Philadelphia stables; at first he is apprehensive around the horses, but soon he bonds with a mare named Chance, and discovers the sport of polo--but also makes some new enemies.
Family Relationships; Family member death; Single parent; death of a mother; single father
father and grandmother
National Association of Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA), 2016, Winner, Elementary
National Association of Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA), 2018, Winner, Children's Book
Best Books for Teens, 2016
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2017 Ages (12 to 14)
Choices, 2017 Fiction Young Adult
horses; polo; friendship; enemies; petty crime; stables; horseback riding
Kendall, Christine, "Riding Chance" (2016). Diverse Families. 751.