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Keehn, Sally M.
New York : Puffin, 2000
IL 5-8, RL 4.2
ISBN 0698118677
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Willo is a young girl passionate about horses, before her mother died of an unknown cause her mom made her father promise to buy her a horse. A year later Willo finally gets to go look for the perfect horse. She now lives with her grandfather who tells her not to pick the first horse she sees. When she arrives at the first farm to look at horses she meets Tess a registered 8 year old ex- racehorse she immediately falls in love with the horse and decides she wants her, going against her grandfathers wishes. Her grandfather suggests she picks another horse because Tess is an abused animal and is too skinny. The only way for Willo to get the horse is for her father to approve. Will Willo’s father approve and will Willo get Tess? (Allison Wood,  Mansfield High School Student)
SUBJECTS:     Grief -- Fiction.
                        Horses -- Fiction.
                        Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
                        Alcoholics -- Fiction.


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