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The Long Ride (Pine Hollow #1)

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Introducing the first young adult series about friendship. High school. Driver's licenses. Boyfriends. Jobs. A lot of new things are happening, but one thing remains the same: Stevie lake, Lisa Atwood, and Carole Hanson are still best friends. Still some things do change. Will best friends survive the tests?
Mass Market Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 6th 1998 by Bantam Books for Young Readers
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Jerry
May 19, 2014 Jerry rated it really liked it
I came across this series at a garage sale, and bought it while unsure what to expect. Would it keep things clean like on the Disney Channel, or would it be soapy and bawdy like The O.C.? Fortunately, it turned out to be definitely the former; in fact, it had the feeling of the series premiere of a new show on the Mouse network. Though the themes are serious--suffering from a disability, a care accident, etc.--they are handled well and appropriately. Let's hope that the future volumes in this se ...more
Katie
Jun 25, 2011 Katie rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in-2011
I got this book off Paperback Swap on a whim because The Saddle Club was my favorite series as a kid, and I remembered hearing Bonnie Bryant had written a series about the girls as teenagers. So I was curious. While not the best-written book ever, it was like revisiting with long-lost old friends. It felt good to hang out with Carole, Stevie, and Lisa again. I look forward to reading the rest of the series, if not for major literary gain, then for pure kicks.
Kersten
Jul 17, 2008 Kersten rated it liked it
Shelves: books-i-own
I remember enjoying these books as a teen because they were about horses. They aren't the best written books ever, but they are a fun quick read.
Maggie Sullivan
Jul 21, 2012 Maggie Sullivan rated it it was amazing
Good book. I read the whole series after this!! I love that it isn't specifically for 7 year olds but it's still about horses!!
Hubbabubba
It was alright, i think i prefer the saddle club books and the pony tails, well there average. TOTS i love THe saddle club, veronica my Fav!
Leigha
Sep 14, 2013 Leigha rated it really liked it
I was going through a box of old books and found this. I didn't even mean to read it, but before I knew it, I had it all read. I wish I had the rest. #nostalgic
Gabby
Oct 08, 2016 Gabby rated it liked it
I loved reading the Saddle Club series when I was younger and enjoyed reading about the characters and ol' Pine Hollow again. It was a fun quick read!
Erin Pizzo
Apr 06, 2014 Erin Pizzo rated it it was amazing
Amazingly brilliant! i loved the car accident; it was so enthralling!! cant wait till i get the next one
Alaina
Nov 15, 2012 Alaina rated it it was amazing
This was a wonderful series. The only thing I didn't like was the sudden and kind of crappy ending. Although the girls changed they will always be what they were when they were kids to me.
Zaza (Mackenzie)
May 26, 2010 Zaza (Mackenzie) rated it really liked it
Lisa heads off for Califorina, and Stevie, Carole and Callie get into trouble on the drive home. Will things ever be okay again?
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American author of children's books. She is best known for creating the intermediate horse book series The Saddle Club, which was published from October 1988 until April 2001. The Saddle Club chronicled the adventures of thirteen-year-old Lisa Atwood and twelve-year-olds Stephanie "Stevie" Lake and Carole Hanson. The series was static in time; the girls never aged in 101 books, 7 special editions, ...more
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