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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 160
Themes: Show-jumping, mystery
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/Sep/2010
Fry Reading Level: 3.2
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Reese loves horses and longs to be a competitive show jumper. When the leased horse she rides is sold, she is left riding the orneriest horse in the stable. She decides she must find a horse of her own. Her parents can't afford a trained horse, so she decides to buy a wild horse at auction.

Outbid, she discovers that many of the wild horses will be sold for slaughter. Determined to save the horses from a terrible fate, she finds herself in deeper than she expected—and fighting for her life.

Awards

ALA Popular Paperbacks  | 2007 | Long-listed
CCBC Our Choice  | 2007 | Commended
ALA Popular Paperbacks  | 2008 | Long-listed