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Having seen his share of troubles, fifteen-year-old Dave is convinced that the only thing keeping him at his new foster home is his love of the horses. Or is it?
191 pages
Published 1988 by Stoddart
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Lyndsay-ann Stewart
I haven't read this book since I was a teen, and it is still one of my faves. It was really interesting to read as an adult, especially since as an adult I have a better understanding of some of the events that take place.

A great story about a two brothers that went through a terrible tragedy as young children. The oldest, Dare, is simply trying to get through life without letting anybody too close, even his brother. When their Gran dies they are sent to live with Laura, a woman just as tough as
Jul 02, 2015 Marie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Words can not describe my love for this book. After reading Let it Go and Nobody Said it Would be Easy I had high expectations for Dare. Halvorson exceeded those expectations.

Dare is a troublemaker, but his kid brother? Ty is a good kid, straight A's and everything. What happens when they're Grandma dies? Off to live with Laura, a substitute teacher and ranch owner. Dare learns the hard way that he needs to stop running, and to face his problems.

This book is inspirational and altogether amazin
I read this book when I was a preteen and still remember it to this day. Preteens and teens will enjoy this read.
Dec 13, 2013 Elanp rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Bottom Line: Great book, reread

One of my favourite books as a teenager. I haven't read this book in over ten years but I remember scenes and passages like I read it yesterday. I would highly recommend this book.
Nov 10, 2010 Katie marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Blue Moon is Marilyn Halvorson's second book in the Orca Soundings series. Bull Rider was an ALA Quick Pick nominee. When she is not caring for cattle on her ranch, Marilyn spends her time writing.
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