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Star Gazer

Star Gazer

by Chris Platt

Jordan Mckenzie has just moved from the big city to rural Michigan, where she loves to watch the strong, tall Belgian draft horses at work on the nearby Amish and Mennonite farms.

When Jordan and her new friend attend the local auction, she sees one of these beautiful drafts – a prize pulling horse – about to be sold to the packers. Without her mom’s permission, she spends all her money to save the lame mare. She brings Star Gazer home, determined to restore her to health and help her become the champion she once was.

But Jordan knows very little about draft horses and even less about log pulling. She’s in trouble with her mom, and the local kids are making fun of her decision. With the help of Jacob, a Mennonite boy who shares her love of draft horses, Jordan slowly learns to drive a team. With the state fair just around the corner, will Jordan be ready to compete? And will winning prove that she and Star Gazer really do belong?

Ages: 7-12
ISBN: 9781561455966
Price: $14.95
Published by: Peachtree Publishers


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