Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog Garth Stein

Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog

Author: Garth Stein
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Book Title
Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog
Author
Garth Stein
ISBN
9780062015761
Soon to be a family friendly major motion picture from Fox 2000 Studios--featuring Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, and Kevin Costner as the voice of Enzo the dog In this young readers' edition of the New York Times bestselling adult novel The Art of Racing in the Rain, meet one funny mutt--Enzo, the lovable dog who tells this story.Enzo knows he is different from other dogs. Most dogs love to chase cars, but Enzo longs to race them.He learns about racing and the world around him by watching TV and by listening to the words of his best friend, Denny, an up-and-coming race car driver, and Denny's daughter, Zo , his constant companion. Enzo finds that life is just like being on the racetrack--it isn't simply about going fast.Applying the rules of racing to his world, Enzo takes on his family's challenges and emerges a hero. In the end, Enzo holds in his heart the dream that Denny will go on to be a racing champion with his daughter by his side.For theirs is an extraordinary friendship--one that reminds us all to celebrate the triumph of the human (and canine) spirit.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Garth SteinPublisher: HarperCollinsPublished: 05/03/2011ISBN: 9780062015761Pages: 278Weight: 0.43lbsSize: 7.67h x 5.17w x 0.66dReview Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2011 pg. 368 - Recommended, SatisfactorySchool Library Journal 08/01/2011Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 144413 / Racing in the Rain: My Life as a DogReading Level: 5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 8

Soon to be a family friendly major motion picture from Fox 2000 Studios--featuring Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, and Kevin Costner as the voice of Enzo the dog

In this young readers' edition of the New York Times bestselling adult novel The Art of Racing in the Rain, meet one funny mutt--Enzo, the lovable dog who tells this story.

Enzo knows he is different from other dogs. Most dogs love to chase cars, but Enzo longs to race them.

He learns about racing and the world around him by watching TV and by listening to the words of his best friend, Denny, an up-and-coming race car driver, and Denny's daughter, Zo , his constant companion. Enzo finds that life is just like being on the racetrack--it isn't simply about going fast.

Applying the rules of racing to his world, Enzo takes on his family's challenges and emerges a hero. In the end, Enzo holds in his heart the dream that Denny will go on to be a racing champion with his daughter by his side.

For theirs is an extraordinary friendship--one that reminds us all to celebrate the triumph of the human (and canine) spirit.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Garth Stein
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 05/03/2011
ISBN: 9780062015761
Pages: 278
Weight: 0.43lbs
Size: 7.67h x 5.17w x 0.66d

Review Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2011 pg. 368 - Recommended, Satisfactory
School Library Journal 08/01/2011

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 144413 / Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog
Reading Level: 5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 8

Soon to be a family friendly major motion picture from Fox 2000 Studios--featuring Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, and Kevin Costner as the voice of Enzo the dog

In this young readers' edition of the New York Times bestselling adult novel The Art of Racing in the Rain, meet one funny mutt--Enzo, the lovable dog who tells this story.

Enzo knows he is different from other dogs. Most dogs love to chase cars, but Enzo longs to race them.

He learns about racing and the world around him by watching TV and by listening to the words of his best friend, Denny, an up-and-coming race car driver, and Denny's daughter, Zo , his constant companion. Enzo finds that life is just like being on the racetrack--it isn't simply about going fast.

Applying the rules of racing to his world, Enzo takes on his family's challenges and emerges a hero. In the end, Enzo holds in his heart the dream that Denny will go on to be a racing champion with his daughter by his side.

For theirs is an extraordinary friendship--one that reminds us all to celebrate the triumph of the human (and canine) spirit.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Garth Stein
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 05/03/2011
ISBN: 9780062015761
Pages: 278
Weight: 0.43lbs
Size: 7.67h x 5.17w x 0.66d

Review Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2011 pg. 368 - Recommended, Satisfactory
School Library Journal 08/01/2011

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 144413 / Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog
Reading Level: 5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 8