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Shining's Orphan (Thoroughbred #12)

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Can Cindy stay at Whitebrook Farm forever?

One night, when Samantha McLean goes to the barn to check her horse, Shining, she gets a big surprise. There's a girl sleeping on the hay between two orphaned foals!

Cindy Blake has run away from her foster home and found her way to Whitebrook Farm. She loves horses, and there isn't any place she'd rather live. Cindy begs Samantha
Paperback, 183 pages
Published January 10th 1995 by HarperEntertainment
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Jackie Krasuski
Jul 24, 2011 Jackie Krasuski rated it it was amazing
One of the best of this series that I have read. I know that if I were orphaned the first place I would want to go to is a stable.
Dec 05, 2009 Stefanie rated it really liked it
Shining's Orphan is about a little girl named Cindy Blake who is found by Samantha McLean sleeping in a stall with two orphaned foals. Cindy's character is rough and mistrustful from her life as a foster child who's been moved from home to home and having no stable environment to call her own, until she comes to Whitebrook. There she finally finds some stability and loving people who want her around , not like the foster family she ran away from where they just want the government check they get ...more
Mar 06, 2013 Maddy rated it it was amazing
A good book

I did loose the story line a couple of times
Aug 17, 2013 Alowe rated it it was amazing
It's one of my favorite books so far and it's very well written. Highly reccomended for grades 4-7 (ages 9-13). I love this whole series, but my heart goes out to this book
Joy Tucker
Sep 29, 2014 Joy Tucker rated it liked it
This would be so much more enjoyable without Cindy! She's such a selfish little brat! I love this series more than anything but trying to read the books with her in them is just miserable!
Apr 30, 2015 Ilana rated it it was amazing
A great series for tweens that love horses and/or are interested in horseback riding or racing. Teaches about the struggles of working with animals and the benefits.
Nov 04, 2014 Heather rated it it was amazing
a very emotional thoroughbred this one. the new generation of thoroughbred series begins wiht this book.
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