Believing in Horses, Too
Author: Valerie Ormond
Publisher: JB Max Publishing (2014)
Binding: Paperback, 232 pages
Inspiration and Motivational! These two words and more best describe Ormond’s sequel to “Believing in Horses” titled “Believing in Horses, Too.”
A country whose children are engaged has a future. Sadie, the main character is the poster child for engaged.
Thirteen going on 30! Wise beyond her years, focused, goal oriented, she will become a hero to all who read about her.
In a time where children are dismissed as unimportant, lazy or simply overly attached to their electronic world, Sadie demonstrates page after page what hard work and relentless effort can attain.
Parents, if your child’s school does not have this in their library, does not make it required reading you need to be “Sadie” at the next school board meeting.
Reviewed by: jim greenwald (2014)
After her family moves to Maryland and her dad deploys to Afghanistan, Sadie gets a new young horse named Lucky who proves to be a handful—but all of that is just the beginning of the trouble in this young adult novel. Together, Sadie and Lucky encounter horse thieves, Maryland storms, and unwanted horses destined for auction and uncertain futures. Sadie makes it her personal mission to save these animals, meeting fellow people dedicated to rescuing horses along the way, while learning that others are driven only by greed. In this highly anticipated sequel, strong-willed Sadie faces new challenges with both horses and people. After her first horse show is disrupted, she wants to make her father proud and she wants to help others, but where will she find the courage to overcome her fears? Filled with action, intrigue, and heart, this sequel about Sadie delivers an unforgettable story about the power of finding strength through experience and reflection.