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✏Seabiscuit Book Summary : #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken comes a universal underdog story about the horse who came out of nowhere to become a legend. Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad tail. Three men changed Seabiscuit’s fortunes: Charles Howard was a onetime bicycle repairman who introduced the automobile to the western United States and became an overnight millionaire. When he needed a trainer for his new racehorses, he hired Tom Smith, a mysterious mustang breaker from the Colorado plains. Smith urged Howard to buy Seabiscuit for a bargain-basement price, then hired as his jockey Red Pollard, a failed boxer who was blind in one eye, half-crippled, and prone to quoting passages from Ralph Waldo Emerson. Over four years, these unlikely partners survived a phenomenal run of bad fortune, conspiracy, and severe injury to transform Seabiscuit from a neurotic, pathologically indolent also-ran into an American sports icon. BONUS: This edition contains a Seabiscuit discussion guide and an excerpt from Unbroken. Praise for Seabiscuit “Fascinating . . . Vivid . . . A first-rate piece of storytelling, leaving us not only with a vivid portrait of a horse but a fascinating slice of American history as well.”—The New York Times “Engrossing . . . Fast-moving . . . More than just a horse’s tale, because the humans who owned, trained, and rode Seabiscuit are equally fascinating. . . . [Laura Hillenbrand] shows an extraordinary talent for describing a horse race so vividly that the reader feels like the rider.”—Sports Illustrated “REMARKABLE . . . MEMORABLE . . . JUST AS COMPELLING TODAY AS IT WAS IN 1938.”—The Washington Post
📒The Seabiscuit Story ✍ John McEvoy
✏The Seabiscuit Story Book Summary : The amazing rags-to-riches story of 1930s hero Seabiscuit is chronicled in the pages of the country's most respected horse magazine.
✏Seabiscuit Book Summary : The author retraces the amazing journey of Seabiscuit, a horse with crooked legs and a pathetic tail that nevertheless made racing history in 1938, thanks to the efforts of a trainer, an owner, and a jockey who transformed a bottom-level racehorse into a legend. 75,000 first printing.
📒Come On Seabiscuit ✍ Ralph Moody
✏Come on Seabiscuit Book Summary : During the Great Depression, Seabiscuit captured the hearts of Americans from the streets to the White House, winning more money than any horse at that time and shattering speed records across the country. Moving and inspirational, "Come on Seabiscuit!" is a reminder of the qualities that make a real American champion.
📒Who Was Seabiscuit ✍ James Buckley, Jr.
✏Who Was Seabiscuit Book Summary : In the middle of the worst depression in U.S. history, one young racehorse lifted a nation's spirits. Seabiscuit was born in 1933 on a farm in Kentucky. Though bred for racing, he was weak and undersized. He slept too long and ate too much. Against the odds, he began to win local races. He was given a new coach who trained him to race in larger circuits. Soon enough, this scrappy horse began beating the best racehorses in the country. He became a media darling and won national competitions. In 1938 he was voted U.S. Horse of the Year. Seabiscuit's undying spirit and come-from-behind story made him a celebrity and hero for millions.
📒A Study Guide For Laura Hillenbrand S Seabiscuit An American Legend ✍ Gale, Cengage Learning
✏A Study Guide for Laura Hillenbrand s Seabiscuit An American Legend Book Summary :
✏Seabiscuit Book Summary : A homeless jockey, a millionaire, a washed-up cowboy and a horse named Seabiscuit are the four unlikely heroes who found hope in each other and inspired an entire generation. Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges and Chris Cooper star in the critically acclaimed SEABISCUIT, the triumphant and exhilarating true story about the power of hope and the courage to make dreams come true. Filled with epic action, drama and heart, SEABISCUIT will take you on the ride of a lifetime.
📒Letters To Seabiscuit ✍ Barbara Howard
✏Letters to Seabiscuit Book Summary : Compiles numerous letters written to the racing phenomenon, Seabiscuit, and his owner Charles Howard, including wishes of congratulations, suggested names for a foal, a birthday card, and a valentine.
📒Seabiscuit Vs War Admiral ✍ Kat Shehata
✏Seabiscuit Vs War Admiral Book Summary : Featuring the 1938 match race between two legendary thoroughbreds Seabiscuit and War Admiral, this historically accurate account is suspenseful, as fast-paced as the horses, and packed with race jargon. Children will experience the greatest horse race in history, when Seabiscuit, the underdog, takes on Triple Crown Champion War Admiral in the 1938 Pimlico Special. They will feel as if they were at the race when the crowd goes wild as one horse breaks for the lead and another speed record is broken at the wire. They will find out who wins the match race of the century and what happens in the final seconds of the race that puts one horse in the winners' circle while the other is left in the dust. To help children better understand horseracing, included are a glossary of more than 60 racing terms and a diagram of a race track.
📒Reading Tutor Grades 4 8 ✍ Maureen Betz
✏Reading Tutor Grades 4 8 Book Summary : Make reading fun for students in grades 4 and up using Reading Tutor: Biographies! This 48-page book captures readers' enthusiasm with interesting, age-appropriate biographies and activities relating to biographies. The book includes activities that reinforce difficult comprehension skills and improve reading levels. It is great for use in the classroom and at home!