My Name is Sara
I am a Racehorse!
by Jay Hahnkamp
illustrations by Bonnie Shields
published by Jay Hahnkamp
produced by Sweetgrass Books
- Jay Hahnkamp's newest book, My Name is Sara: I am a Racehorse!, is a story based on one of the author's calves from his family's Montana ranch. They named the calf Sara after a girl they have known for years. Like the calf, Sara was different by many people's standards, but very loved and protected.
Sara, the fictitious character in the book based on the author's calf, is not "normal" by bovine standards, but like the girl Sara, she is the most loved and protected critter in the barnyard. You see, Sara doesn't know she's different. She believes she can be anything - even a racehorse!
Sara's adventures will inspire young and old alike. Accompanied by fifteen charming illustrations by Bonnie Shields and nine photos of the real calf Sara and her family, My Name is Sara is a touching story that will become a heart-warming favorite.
32 pages, 8 1/2" x 8 1/2", 9 b/w photos, 14 illustrations, 80 softcovers per case
ISBN 10: 159152184X
ISBN 13: 9781591521846
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|Jay Hahnkamp is a Montana native, born in Butte, Montana, in 1963. He was raised on the banks of the Big Hole River where he still lives with his wife and two boys. Jay graduated with a degree in agricultural education from Montana State University and uses his life experiences with work and family to write his books. Jay's book My Pony Bucks... My dad says so! won a Will Rogers Gold Medallion Award for 2015 Illustrated Western Fiction for Young Readers. Jay's life experience on his Montana ranch has inspired this book as well.|