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Mar 27, 2001
| ISBN 9780375802638
| Young Adult
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May 25, 2010
| ISBN 9780375896743
| Middle Grade (10 and up)
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Mar 27, 2001 | ISBN 9780375802638 | Young Adult
May 25, 2010 | ISBN 9780375896743 | Middle Grade (10 and up)
Horses + mystery + rescuing abused animals = a triple crown of perpetually popular preteen genres!Thirteen-year-old Jasmine is found guilty of assaulting Hugh Robicheaux, the owner of the horse farm where she works. But she’s still determined to prove that Robicheaux killed Whirlwind, the mare she loved. Jas is sure that Shadow Horse, a scrawny brown gelding she rescues at a horse auction, is the key to the mystery—but just how is Shadow Horse connected to Whirlwind?Deftly written by a teacher and equestrian who has authored more than sixty books, this heartwarming and inspiring Edgar Award nominee will have special appeal for mystery fans as well as young horse lovers.
Thirteen-year-old foster kid Jasmine Schuler is immediately drawn to the scrawny, broken-looking brown gelding huddled in the corner of an auction house stall. Feeling a kinship with the lonely animal, Jas convinces her new foster mom, who rescues and rehabilitates abused horses on her Virginia farm, to buy him. Slowly, the horse Jas names Shadow begins to blossom and even to thrive. But when Jas uncovers a startling clue to Shadow’s true identity, she becomes entangled in a mystery which could have serious consequences for the two of them. Both the heartwarming story of a young girl’s love for her horse and an intriguing mystery, this inspiring middle-grade novel will appeal to horse lovers and mystery fans alike.
A Virginia author of more than twenty-four novels for children and teens, Alison Hart is an avid horse rider who loves a good mystery. She has been reading and writing about animals since she was a girl. Her novel Shadow… More about Alison Hart
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