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Best Horse Ever
Audience: 2nd Grade - 4th Grade
Abby's dream has come true. She finally has her very own horse, Griffin. She can't wait to brush, feed, and ride him. But will she have to give up everything else in order to care for Griffin? Even her best friend?
Date read: 10/25/2010
Audience: 2nd Grade - 3rd Grade
Popcorn the pony likes getting his own way. When Jane finally gets the chance to ride him instead of sweet, tired old SweetPea, she's excited. Soon she learns that Popcorn can't be controlled. It has been her dream forever to have her own pony, but will Jane ever learn to manage Popcorn?
Date read: 9/29/2010
Audience: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
An overweight girl gets picked on at school. What does she do about it?
Date read: 10/29/2009
Blue for Beware
Audience: 1st Grade - 3rd Grade
Last year, Lily had to ride her pony in the horse show. This year, she has her beautiful mare, Beware. She is sure that Beware will win a blue ribbon in every class. Things don't go as smoothly as planned. Then there is the unexpected tension between herself and her best friend, Mandy. By the end of the afternoon, she finds success in surprising places. This book follows Beware the Mare by Jessie Haas.
Date read: 6/16/2010
Audience: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade
Liz is helping her grandmother pack and clean the old house that has been in the family for years. She awakens suddenly in the middle of the night when she hears a voice. A blue light highlights a woman in an old-fashioned dress that seems to be beckoning her to follow. When Liz travels back to log-cabin days she meets her ancestors, and on one visit is able to provide important help for a sick baby. This gentle story would appeal to readers interested in history, time travel, and benevolent ghosts.
Date read: 8/11/2011
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