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Lara at Athenry Castle (Hoofbeats: Lara and the Gray Mare #3)

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The spirit of Connemara shines in four exciting novels about a girl and a foal during the time of the Norman invasion. In Book One, Lara, the kind-hearted daughter of a cattle baron, tends to her family's herd in the Irish highlands, where she rescues an orphaned foal. In a heated battle, both are kidnapped by a warring clan. In Book Two, as the foal matures, Lara becomes ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published March 17th 2005 by Dutton Juvenile (first published March 2005)
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Jan 23, 2016 Evelyn rated it it was amazing
It was really happy. I liked that the filly ran fast.
Book 3 has Lara disguising herself as a boy so she can get to her beloved horse. I think she should republish the whole series as novel. It took me, a slow reader about an hour to read this. Lara is great. on to book 4.
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This book was more interesting than the first two, but still way too much explanation.
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Lara is persistent
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Kathleen Duey grew up in Colorado. She loved riding her horses, hiking, being in the mountains. Reading was always important to her. Writing became a fascination early in her life. In the fourth grade, Kathleen began writing stories and told everyone who would listen that she was going to be an author. Then she did nothing about it until she was 35 years old. In the last decade, Kathleen has learn ...more
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