Shelley Peterson


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London, Ontario, Canada
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Shelley Peterson is the best-selling author of numerous young adult novels, including DANCER, ABBY MALONE, SUNDANCER, and MYSTERY AT SADDLE CREEK.

She was born in London, Ontario, and was trained in theatre arts at the Banff School of Performing Arts, Dalhousie University, and the University of Western Ontario.

She works as a professional actress, and has more than 100 stage, film, and television credits to her name. Peterson has had a lifelong love of animals big and small, with particular interest in horses.

She divides her time between Toronto and Fox Ridge, a horse farm in the Caledon hills, which she shares with her husband, three children, and the family dog.

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Sundancer

4.34 avg rating — 1,047 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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Dancer (Dancer, #1)

4.36 avg rating — 245 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Abby Malone (Dancer, #2)

4.34 avg rating — 170 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
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Stagestruck (Dancer, #3)

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Mystery At Saddle Creek (Sa...

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Dark Days at Saddle Creek (...

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Jockey Girl

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Christmas at Saddle Creek: ...

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The Jagged Circle

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“Bird looked back at Pastor. *Why did you bite Jeremy?*
*Because I felt like it.*
*Is it out of your system now? Feel better now?*
*Actually, I do*
Jeremy piped in; *No big deal. He bit, I kicked; we're even*
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No wonder horses get messed up. By the time people get around it hitting them, the horses have forgotten the whole thing.”
Shelley Peterson, Sundancer

“The mind is a curious thing, Abby. We see what we want to see, we hear what we're hoping to hear. The one thing we all do well is fool ourselves.”
Shelley Peterson, Stagestruck

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