Dash

Dash

by Sarah Renée

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Overview

"His parents are gone. He lives in the woods..."

Dash is a dark lion with a dark secret. Living as an orphan in the cold, winter forest, he strives to hide that secret from the other young animals that have come to resent him. But when he meets the animal that has haunted his past, he isn't sure what to do.

Meanwhile, Saderia finally gets her wish to go to school. She hopes to meet a friend, but she gets slightly more than she bargained for when she meets a fun-loving cheetah, a bullying panther, three prissy girls, prejudiced teachers, and a strange assistant principal who seems to enjoy making Saderia's life more difficult. But there is no one as strange as the dark lion that sits in the back, and hides his face from her.

Saderia starts having Dreams again, but even though she knows what they are, she still doesn't understand them. At the same time, she struggles to accept the prophecy she learned about in her ancestor's tomb. But why do her Dreams and her instinct always direct her toward the dark lion who seems to fear her?

As the two animals get to know each other, Saderia wonders if Dash is hiding something, while Dash realizes that it is much harder to keep secrets from friends.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451582253
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/02/2010
Pages: 426
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Sarah Renée has loved writing from an early age. She has been writing stories since the age of four and at the age of ten, she came up with the idea for The Tiger Princess, writing the novel when she was twelve. She is fascinated with wild animals and the wild world outside her home, and has an obvious great love of tigers. She enjoys spending time with her cats, reading, drawing and playing her violin when she is not writing. In her free time, she is constantly daydreaming about her many characters, creating new ones, and coming up with interesting adventure story ideas. She is thirteen years old.

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Dash 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Trini- More than 1 year ago
"Dash", the worthy second installment of the "Tiger Princess" series by author Sarah Renee, will surely enchant young readers. The book reveals answers to some lingering questions which were left unresolved from the first tale, and satisfies those who were left wanting more of Saderia's story. "Dash" picks up shortly after the "Tiger Princess" ends, with the Princess entering (for the first time) a brand new school. All the typical high school types are embodied there in the forms of lions, tigers, leopards, and other animals. We get to meet the loner, the outsider, the eccentric elders, and the snobbish popular clique, as they all interact with the newcomer. They toy with Saderia's emotions - as she tries valiantly to have a normal life - despite her title of Princess. Parents or grandparents reading this review will understand when I say this tiger Princess is reminiscent of Princess Anne (as portrayed by the luminous Audrey Hepburn) in the film "Roman Holiday". She understands her obligation to duty, yet craves the freedom, and anonymity allotted to the common folks. Miss Renee has faithfully captured the stress and tortures of middle school peer interaction, while simultaneously painting a touching portrait of friendship surrounded by conflict,as terrible things occur which test those bonds. I highly endorse this book for boys and girls from the ages of 7 - 11.