When Colt's mom can no longer handle him, she sends him to his dad in Philadelphia. Harp, an urban horse trainer, is challenged by his son, who wants nothing to do with him. Narrator JD Jackson splendidly captures the street-talking Colt; Jamaica Bob, the cowboy with dreads and a melodious voice; and the entire rich and colorful cast. Jackson dramatizes the emotional changes that occur as Colt and his parents spend time together. When Colt sees the city kids care for the horses, he realizes some things are worth working for. This inspiring story is based on actual urban cowboys and illustrates unique alternatives to bad choices. Young listeners, especially boys, will love this. S.G.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2011]
Trade Ed. Brilliance Audio/ Candlewick 2011
CD ISBN 978-1-4558-2149-5 $19.99 Four CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4558-2151-8 $19.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-4558-2153-2 $19.99
Library Ed. Brilliance Audio/ Candlewick 2011
CD ISBN 978-1-4558-2150-1 $49.97 Four CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4558-2152-5 $39.97 One MP3-CDs
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