Joe Dilly has a secret way with horses--and with fire. His kid brother, Roy, knows about both secrets, but he's not telling. Not when he and Joe hire on at the Bar None, a ranch that has a few secrets of its own. At the ranch Roy, finds a wild pony that can run like the desert wind--and if he can break that pony, he can keep her. In a thrilling scene, Roy's dream comes true when he races the pony of his dreams. (copy continues)
Rodman Philbrick's The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg
was chosen as a Newbery Honor Book, and his novel Zane and the Hurricane
has received numerous starred reviews and was honored on the 2015-2016 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List. His first book for young readers, Freak the Mighty
, was an immediate bestseller and continues to be a classic, with close to three million copies in print. Philbrick divides his time between Maine and Florida. Visit him at www.rodmanphilbrick.com.