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The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
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May 15, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: 4-gr6-8-middle-sch, a-fic, 4-gr9-12-high-sch, c-action-adventure, c-fantasy, c-romance, c-animals-as-companions
Read in May, 2012

Direct any middle- or high-schooler who loves horses to this book for a unique story about flesh-eating stallions who spend most of their time in the ocean but emerge once a year to race along the beach. The islanders' life is shaped by these creatures and annual races. I liked the two main characters, how the author alternated between their voices, and imagining a community of rural folk living along side these violent yet loved creatures.

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