Barbie-The Best

Barbie-The Best


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'Barbie-The Best' is the fifth book in the ZC Horses Series. This series of children's books has colorful, easy-reading material for any level of reader. These true stories center around the author's experiences growing up on a ranch and raising and training her horses. Their goal is to allow the reader to experience ranch life in western America. These non-fiction books are enjoyed by readers from two to eighty-two. Along with being high interest/low vocab, they are ESL books. The first three books, 'Chick-The Beginning', 'Chick-The Saddle Horse', and 'Chick-The Mom' center around the matriarch in this line of horses. The rest of the titles in this series (13 so far) go into Chick's offspring and friends. The book 'Barbie-The Best' centers around Chick's second baby, Barbie. Barbie is a wonderful horse that has many interesting stories to tell and became the author's best friend. The first chapter of the book talks about the author's great-grandfather leaving Ireland as a young boy and ending up as a rancher in Montana. These books have had many very positive reviews from the top reviewers (students, teachers, librarians, adults, and elderly). The author-written AR tests are free. Rennaissance has tested the books for their reading level, 3.5 - 4.2. 'Barbie-The Best' was tested at 4.2. Young chilldren love having these stories read to them. Junior High and High School students love them, too. These books have twelve to thirty beautiful, western line drawings. All of the books in the series are very popular with both boys and girls and men and women. For more info about author visits and books, call: (208) 756-7947 or ''.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781490401423
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/21/2002
Pages: 78
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.16(d)

About the Author

Diane W. Keaster was raised on a ranch in central Montana. She now lives in Salmon, Idaho but goes home to the Montana ranch often. She graduated from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana, teaching High School Business after college. She has raised, trained, traded, team roped off of, used, and enjoyed horses her whole life. She now still enjoys her horses in between her writing, presenting self-publishing workshops, and making author visits in schools and libraries across the country.

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