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An Ellen and Ned Book


An Ellen and Ned Book

An Ellen and Ned Book

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by Jane Smiley - Children's 8-12, Family, Family Life, Fiction

Jane Smiley is the author of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch series, as well as many novels for adults and three works of nonfiction. She won the Pulitzer Prize for A THOUSAND ACRES.

by Jane Smiley - Animals , Children's, Children's 8-12, Family, Fiction, Youth Fiction

Ellen can't stop thinking about the racehorse Ned --- and the secret she shares with him. One thing that's not a secret is how much Ellen wants to jump --- to feel herself on a horse as it soars through the air, smooth and fast. The horse she's riding these days is Hot Potato --- a pony she can trust, a pony she can practice jumping with. But he can't possibly be as interesting as Ned, can he? And will her parents' secret take her away from the stable forever?