Black Gold

Black Gold

Illustrated by: Wesley Dennis
For Ages: 8 - 12
Newbery Award–winning author Marguerite Henry’s beloved novel about a legendary horse and his determined jockey is now available in a collectible hardcover gift edition.

No one thinks much of Black Gold because he is so small. But Jaydee sees something special in his eyes. He knows that Black Gold would be a winner if only he were the horse’s rider! Finally, Jaydee gets his wish, and Black Gold grows strong and fast under his careful hands. Soon it will be time for the most important race in America. Do they have what it takes to win? Black Gold’s inspirational story proves that the power of love and dedication can make any dream come true.

Set amidst the thrilling and colorful world of Thoroughbred horses, this classic equestrian tale from Newbery Award–winning author Marguerite Henry features the original text and illustrations in a gorgeous collectible hardcover edition.
  • Aladdin | 
  • 208 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781481462129 | 
  • July 2016 | 
  • Grades 3 - 7

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Marguerite Henry

Marguerite Henry was the beloved author of such classic horse stories as King of the Wind, Misty of Chincoteague, and Stormy: Misty’s Foal, all of which are available in Aladdin paperback editions.

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