Painted Horse (Saddle Club #75)
Stevie Lake is going on a class trip to New York City. While Stevie has visions of hanging out in Greenwich Village, her teacher has other ideas--long, boring lectures and a test. Well, Stevie has her own plans. She shakes her classmates and sets off to explore the Big Apple on her own. She ends up at the carousel in Central Park, where she meets not just people, but horse...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published February 9th 1998 by Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
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I really like The Saddle Club books, and this one was really good too. I find myself cringing every time Stevie does something bad, or gets in trouble. This book switches between Stevie's class trip to New York City for extra school credit, which she desperately needs, and Carole and Lisa, who are dealing with snobby Veronica diAngelo at Pine Hollow. Veronica's father got a TV segment called Genius Kids to feature her about riding, even thought Carole would be much better. Lisa and Carole, to sa...more
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,...moreMore about Bonnie Bryant...