Gigi Amateau. Chancey of the Maury River. Candlewick Press, 2008. $15.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-3439-1. 246 p. Gr. 4-8. P7Q8
This magical novel is about a girl and her horse. On the night Chancy was born a fire star shot across the sky. The fire star is a sign of wisdom and potential which will change the life of Claire forever. Interestingly, this novel is narrated from the horse’s point of view.
September 2016 review by Sam Case Elementary student C.L.