Ghetto Cowboy

ISBN-10: 0763664537
ISBN-13: 9780763664534
Author: Neri, G.
Illustrated by: Watson, Jesse Joshua
Interest Level: 8-12
Publisher: Candlewick Press

Publication Date: August 2013

Copyright: 2011

Page Count: 224

Series: Ghetto Cowboy

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Interest Level

Grades 8-12

Reading Level

Guided Reading: V
Lexile: 660L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.0
Accelerated Reader Points: 5.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance

JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Horses

Twelve-year-old Cole's behavior causes his mother to drive him from Detroit to Philadelphia to live with a father he has never known, but who soon has Cole involved with a group of African-American "cowboys" who rescue horses and use them to steer youths away from drugs and gangs.
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