Riding Chance

By: Christine Kendall

In this story of family, brotherhood, and a hero’s journey amid city streets and an uncertain future, an urban kid finds redemption through the grit and power of polo.

ISBN: 9780545924047

JLG Release: Jan 2017

Sensitive Areas: Criminal Culture
Topics: Horses , Polo , Human-animal relationships , Juvenile delinquency , Fathers and sons , Bereavement , Grief


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Awards & Honors

New York Public Library 2016 50 Best Books for Teens, Fiction

Praise & Reviews

Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, Book List, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

Book Details



First Release

January 2017



Dewey Classification

Trim Size

8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Page Count


Accelerated Reader

Level 4.1; Points: 6;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 3.3; Points: 12;


Level 590L


Print Book


Hardcover edition



Potentially Sensitive Areas

Criminal Culture


Horses, Polo, Human-animal relationships, Juvenile delinquency, Fathers and sons, Bereavement, Grief,

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