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The Line Tender meets The Secret Horses of Briar Hill in this hopeful, heartfelt story about one girl's search for legendary horses and her quest to piece her family back together.Twelve-year-old Claire Barton doesn't like the "flutter feeling" that fills her chest when she worries about the future, but she knows what she loves: the land that's been in her family for three generations; her best friend Maya; her family's horses, Sunny and Sam; and her older brother Andy. That's why, with Andy recently sent to rehab and her parents planning to sell the horses, Claire's world feels like it might flutter to pieces.When Claire learns about equine therapy, she imagines a less lonely future that keeps her family together, brother and horses included. But, when she finds what seem to be mysterious wild horses in the woods behind her house, she realizes she has a bitmore company than she bargained for. With this new secret—and a little bit of luck—Claire will discover the beauty of change, the power of family, and the strength within herself.
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|Publisher:||Little, Brown Books for Young Readers|
|Product dimensions:||5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.00(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Sarah R. Baughman is the author of The Light in the Lake and The Wild Path. She graduated from Grinnell College and the University of Michigan, then went on to teach English overseas in three different countries, and teach middle and high school English in Vermont. She lives in Michigan with her husband and their two children, where she works as an educational consultant.