In this young reader’s edition of the adult novel, The Art of Racing in the Rain, the lovable dog Enzo, the narrator of the story, looks back on his life as he reaches its end. His owner and best friend, Denny, is an up-and-coming race car driver whose love of the sport extends to his canine companion. Denny struggles, however, to have a successful career, frustrated by financial and family challenges that seem to put his dreams out of reach. The illness and death of his wife and his commitment to raise their daughter Zoe, in spite of her grandparents’ desire for custody, are challenges he and Enzo face together. A touching story of love and commitment for the more mature reader.