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Lost Riders

Lost Riders

Author: Elizabeth Laird

Ref: 9780330452090

Taken from their home in Pakistan to work in the Persian Gulf, eight-year-old Rashid and his little brother Shari cling to each other. Then they are separated and forced to become jockeys in the lucrative camel-racing business. Rashid is starved and worked to exhaustion by harsh supervisors - but he has a talent for racing and quickly becomes his stable's star jockey. Soon he begins to forget what life was like when he had a proper home. He almost begins to forget about Shari.

Critic Reviews
"It is a tough book but the children feel real, there is light and shade and, at the very end, a homecoming." "--Carousel Magazine"

Price: $10.78
6,145.74 CRC


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