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7 edition of Girl on the High-Diving Horse found in the catalog.

Girl on the High-Diving Horse

by Linda Oatman High

  • 328 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Puffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Horses,
  • Animals - Horses,
  • People & Places - United States,
  • Social Issues - New Experience,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children: Kindergarten

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTed Lewin (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9829688M
    ISBN 100142402788
    ISBN 109780142402788
    OCLC/WorldCa60311612

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The picture book is about an eight-year-old girl, Ivy Cordelia, who moves to Atlantic City for the summer with her father, a photographer.

She is amazed by all the things to see, but her absolute favorite is the diving horse show and she goes to see it everyday/5. The story comes full circle when we learn that in the following decade, Ivy Cordelia becomes the girl on the high-diving horse herself.

Oatman High's language is rich with a young girl's awe and excitement as she witnesses the spectacles of Steel Pier and the "crazy-brave" horses and riders.

The text becomes poetic when the horse jumps off the /5(8). The story comes full circle when we learn that in the following decade, Ivy Cordelia becomes the girl on the high-diving horse herself. Oatman High's language is rich with a young girl's awe and excitement as she witnesses the spectacles of Steel Pier and the "crazy-brave" horses and riders.

The text becomes poetic when the horse jumps off the /5(8). The "world's playground" of s Atlantic City is as much a character in The Girl on the High-Diving Horse as Ivy Cordelia, the young heroine who gets her chance to dive-dive-dive from the high platform on the Steel Pier into the deep-deep-deep pool, holding on to Arnette French, a "crazy-brave" diving horse girl.

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Animal welfare. A horse diving show was an in-residence act held at New Jersey's Steel Pier. Pressure from animal rights activists and declining demand led to the act being shuttered in the s.

Although there. Directed by Steve Miner. With Gabrielle Anwar, Michael Schoeffling, Cliff Robertson, Dylan Kussman. Thrilled by a performance she sees at a fair, Sonora tries to land a spot as a daredevil who rides horses off of high dives.

Smith’s death was never acknowledged, but the dangers of horse diving were featured, along with a mention of one of Carver’s divers, the “bravest girl in the world.” Carver’s prowess with a rifle also made the cut, in this case with a focus on the fact that his rifle would be firing real bullets.

The story comes full circle when we learn that in the following decade, Ivy Cordelia becomes the girl on the high-diving horse herself. Oatman High's language is rich with a young girl's awe and excitement as she witnesses the spectacles of Steel Pier and the "crazy-brave" horses and riders/5.

High, Linda Oatman; The Girl on the High-Diving Horse An Adventure in Atlantic City. NEW YORK, Illustrated by:: TED LEWIIN Published by PHILOMEL BOOKS arnette french sonora carver atlantic city board steel pier red lips high diving horse Binding: HARD BACK Jacket: GOOD DJ Size: X11 20 Pages ISBN: X Topic: AdventureSeller Rating: % positive.

Get this from a library. The girl on the high-diving horse. [Linda Oatman High; Ted Lewin] -- Eight-year-old Ivy Cordelia spends the summer of in Atlantic City with her photographer father, and dreams of being the girl who perches on a horse as it dives into a tank of water.

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No markings. First Rating: % positive. Following Carver's death, the diving horse show continued with Al Carver at the helm. In the diving horse show came to Atlantic City and became a permanent fixture at Steel Pier for the next several decades.

Allegedly, in all the years the show ran, there was not one reported incident of injury to any of the high diving horses. Best of the attractions—boxing kangaroos, card-playing cats, daredevils sitting on flagpoles, dancing tigers, sand artists, and human cannonballs—are the high-diving horses.

Every day Ivy watches as a pretty teenaged girl in helmet and bathing suit sits astride a horse high on a platform and they plunge into a tank of water. At the peak of horse diving, the spectacle attracted huge crowds to places like Atlantic City, where divers and horses would perform the death-defying jumps.

She would eventually lose her vision from a diving accident, though her career would inspire a book and Disney movie, Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken.

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You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. However, for over a century, a series of equestrian entrepreneurs from the wild world of cowboys proved that they could, in fact, lead horses to ventures a bit more carnies led horses to dive into water from platforms exceeding heights of sixty feet, all while swimsuit-clad women clung to their backs—the most famous.

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