"National Velvet"

"National Velvet"

Book - 1950
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A fourteen-year-old English girl wins a horse in a raffle, trains it, and rides it in the Grand National steeplechase
Publisher: New York : Morrow, c1950
Branch Call Number: JF Bagn
Characteristics: 258 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Lewin, Ted

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carusu
Oct 20, 2015

special gathering for Randi, Jan, Marianne, Joanie, crs -- clastic not seen ab Randki

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mbssmith
May 22, 2013

When I first started reading this book, I was expecting a boring classic, but it was very entertaining and amusing. I thought it was strange that Mrs. Brown made Velvet pay her entry in 100 gold sovereigns, but I like the shell box with the little cut out horses in it, that was a nice detail.

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FrozenJ2001
Aug 01, 2015

This was a girl to whom things happened, for in a year she had become an heiress, got a horse for a shilling and won the Grand National.

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