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Lost riders

Lost riders

Laird, Elizabeth

Forced to work as a camel jockey in a strange faraway country, Rashid enters a violent and dangerous world. Even though he becomes his stable's star jockey, all he can think of is escape

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories.
Published London: Macmillan Children's, 2009
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Statement of responsibility: Elizabeth Laird
ISBN: 0330452096, 9780330452090
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: 2008.
Physical Description: ix, 283 p. : map ; 20 cm.
Subject: Child labor Juvenile fiction.; Camel racing Juvenile fiction.; Brothers Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.5
Interest Level: MY
Points: 9
Quiz Number: 215074

Author note

Elizabeth Laird is the author of many award-winning children's novels. Kiss the Dust, about the experience of the Kurds, won the Children's Book Award. Jake's Tower, Red Sky in the Morning, Secret Friends, The Garbage King, A Little Piece of Ground and The Fastest Boy in the World were all nominated for the Carnegie Medal. She and her husband divide their time between London and Edinburgh.