[Download] Born to Trot Author Marguerite Henry – Sisnlaw.co.uk

Born to Trot Gibson can hear the beat of the horses hooves against the track Trotters are the world to him But all he ever does is practice He s still too young and inexperienced to drive in a real race Only he knows he s ready for the big league If people would give him a chance, then they would know it, too Gib s chance comes in a filly named Rosalind Now Gib can prove that he s man enough to train a champion But does he really have what it takes Can he and Rosalind go all the way to win the Hambletonian, the greatest race of all



10 thoughts on “Born to Trot

  1. Jessica Jessica says:

    At the height of my Marguerite Henry phase, this was one of my favorites I was fascinated by the way they trained trotters, and the different equipment they used Read this about the same time as I discovered the Black Stallion book Black Stallion s Flame Bonfire where on


  2. Hannah Hannah says:

    I loved this story It s the true tale of Gibson White, Ben White, and Rosalind the horse, along with a bonus story story within a story, chapter by chapter as Gib reads it of Hambletonian, the great horse who was Rosalind s ancestor It s been a long time since I read a Margue


  3. Beth Beth says:

    The boy is like you, Ben Like you and Tom Berry and all the others There are only five letters in his alphabet And they spell h o r s e And to think I forgot this existed This is my favorite thing Marguerite Henry has ever written It is better than King of the Wind. It is even bet


  4. Anne Osterlund Anne Osterlund says:

    Gibson White wants to drive horses Not a pony And not as an exercise boy He wants to race Trotters.Finally the day comes when he gets his chance And even though a rein breaks in his first real race, Gib proves himself Earning another shot If he can just get over a pesky cough.Then the


  5. Kristen (belles_bookshelves) Kristen (belles_bookshelves) says:

    Thoroughbreds don t cry They fight to get the lead again And then they keep it I m not mad into harness racing, as I ve mentioned in


  6. Janet Janet says:

    A donation to the Friends of the Library bookstore, I nabbed it first Classic Marguerite Henry lots of interesting horse lore and great horse illustrations, with a fairly weak story tying it all together I would have liked to spendof the book at the harness races, and less at a sanitarium with o


  7. Judy Judy says:

    The story of the horse isn t what caught my attention I was intrigued by the boy, Gibson His illness and the way it was treated total bed rest for ages is so very different from how we manage most sickness in this day and age.


  8. Kyrie Kyrie says:

    Marguerite Henry does a great job of weaving facts about horses and horse racing into a tale kids enjoy I owe everything I know about harness racing to this book.


  9. Patrick Barry Patrick Barry says:

    Illustrated with the wonderful drawings of Wesley Dennis, this is the story of Gibson White who grows up around the race track and longs to race trotter horses He is given a pony to raise, but is struck down by tuberculosis While he recovers in a TB, Gibson receives encouraging notes from his father about the


  10. Lisa Lisa says:

    It is Marguerite Henry on horses There isn t much to say beyond that as she is the classic children s writer against which all other horse tales are written This story is enters the historic as well with the prologue of facts into fiction A must read for every child of in love with the noblest of animals.


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