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Star Horse

Jane Smiley

Another beautiful, thoughtful book from Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley, for girls age 10+, following Abby and her horses.

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ISBN
9780571299539
Date Published
01.04.2014
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Summary

Gee Whiz is a striking horse, and only part of that is because of his size. He is tall, but also graceful. He keeps his eye on things, not as if he’s suspicious, but as if he’s curious.

Abby is curious, too, about just how little of the world she has seen compared to those around her. Her brother receives a draft notice to Vietnam, her best friends return from their boarding school, and the wise, lovable Brother Abner opens her eyes with tales of his many years spent traveling. Then, her beloved horses Jack and True Blue are both offered opportunities to broaden their horizons away from the ranch.

Will she let them go, with hopes that she might one day do the same?

JaneSmiley

Jane Smiley was born in Los Angeles and grew up in St Louis, Missouri. In 1992 she won the Pulitzer Prize for A Thousand Acres, for which she also won the National Book Critics’ Circle Award. Her other novels include Moo (1995), Horse Heaven (2000), which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize, Good Faith (2003) and Ten Days in the…

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