Riding Lessons #2: Saddles and Secrets

Second in this dreamy series by Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley! There seem to be a lot of secrets in Ellen’s life these days. Secrets between friends. Secrets in her family. And she’s keeping a pretty big secret herself: the fact that she can talk to Ned the racehorse. Still, one thing that’s no secret is how much Ellen wants to start jumping. She can’t hide: she has to ride. But will the whopping secret her parents are keeping destroy her chances of riding at all?

  • A memorable tale of horse riding and family secrets
  • Powerful themes of growing up and accepting change
  • Jane Smiley won the Pulitzer Prize for A Thousand Acres
  • She also writes the popular Horses of Oak Valley books

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    Jane Smiley won the Pulitzer Prize for A Thousand Acres.

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