New York : Harper Perennial, c2010.
1st U.S. ed.
277, 16 p. : maps ; 21 cm.
Includes reading group guide.
Left homeless by the death of his father, fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson sets off with a racehorse, Lean on Pete, on a perilous treck from Portland, Oregon to Wyoming to find a distant aunt, hoping to regain stability in his life.