Orla loves horses. She helps Grandpa feed his horses every day. But Orla worries that she will never learn to ride a horse, or do anything else that matters -- because she can't even read a book! In the end, it is Shane, a gray horse with a long mane, who has the answer Orla is looking for.
Beautifully illustrated with more than 70 color photographs, Shane's Mane is a time...more
Author Nicole Drumheller Gargus inspires readers youn ...more
The story of a girl and her horse teaches us patience, courage, tenacity, the way to yourself, a love of animals and the victory over fears.
I highly recommend this story for all children who are afraid to be different from everyone. The main character - girl named Orla can not read.
But her friendship with a horse named Shane, she learned to be brave and able to overcome all difficulties.
In addition, they became best friends with S ...more
This review is from: Shane's Mane (Hardcover)
Shane's Mane is a beautiful book, just beautiful, a joy to read (I ended up reading it twice), a pleasure to own. I loved the layout, the photography, the way the evocative photos visually complemented the story, the interaction between Orla and her Grandpa, and of course, loved its finale. Shane's Mane truly made me feel warm and fuzzy inside ...more