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Shadow Horse

May 2010, Random House Children's Books
Ages 12 and up
Mass Market Paperback

ISBN-13: 9780375802638

Shadow Horse

Thirteen-year-old Jasmine is found guilty of assaulting Hugh Robicheaux, the owner of the horse farm where she works. But she's still determined to prove that Robicheaux killed Whirlwind, the mare she loved. Jas is sure that Shadow Horse, a scrawny brown gelding she rescues at a horse auction, is the key to the mystery—but just how is Shadow Horse connected to Whirlwind?


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“This book will be grabbed by young mystery enthusiasts and horse-story fans alike.”

School Library Journal

“The well-drawn setting and believable subplots add depth to the story.”
—The Horn Book Magazine

Shadow Horse is a hip, fast-paced mystery adventure which will certainly appeal to any teen who loves horses—and good novels.”
—Horsepower Magazine

“Hart does an excellent job making her characters real, and she gives us a good look at what families are supposed to be about, finding the courage to stand up for what we know is right, and the importance of trust.”
—KLIATT