CBC Radio One - All Points West - March 1, 2009
"Surprisingly touching...captures something about the near-mystical quality of the connection between horses and people."
Tri State Young Adult Book Review Committee - January 1, 2009
"Strongly recommended for school libraries...The emotional yet believable plot is deftly told with honesty and freshness. The focus on what is possible may cause some students to review their choices and set a new focus."
CM Magazine - November 21, 2008
"An excellent addition to Orca's high interest, low vocabulary "Soundings" series...a realistic and thoroughly gripping read. Highly recommended."
Tucson Unified School District - November 1, 2008
Southwestern Ohio Young Adult Materials Review Group - September 1, 2008
"Succeeds with a strong plot and suitably empathetic characters to attract a teen audience...Contains a surprisingly realistic and positive message about dealing with life's challenges."