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Shining's Orphan (Thoroughbred #12)

3.89 of 5 stars 3.89  ·  rating details  ·  502 ratings  ·  6 reviews
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
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.
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
Joy Tucker
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!
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.
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
A good book

I did loose the story line a couple of times
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