Carole Hansen’s father has been sent away on a secret Marine Corps assignment. She worries about him constantly. When a fatal equine illness strikes a neighboring stable, The Saddle Club girls have 45 days to wonder, and worry about, whether the disease will reach Pine Hollow, and whether any of their horses could be in danger. Carole secretly decides to hide one horse from the affected stable and care for it herself.Meanwhile, Lisa Atwood is trying not to let her competitive impulses take over. But a classmate has challenged her for the position of valedictorian. Will Lisa’s compulsion to always be the best turn the classroom into a nightmare? And Stevie has found a mysterious place in the woods. Is she on the trail of an Underground Railroad route? Or is she chasing after nothing?
About Bonnie Bryant
Dear Readers, Welcome to the Saddle Club! There are only two rules in this club: You’ve got to be horse crazy, and you’ve got to be willing to help your friends. Sound good? All you have to do to join… More about Bonnie Bryant
Published by Skylark Mar 27, 2013| 208 Pages| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780307825735