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Phantom Stallion #01: Phantom Stallion #1: The Wild Oneby Terri Farley
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When 13-year-old Samantha returns home to her family′s cattle ranch in Nevada, she′s worried. She moved away two years ago to recover from a bad fall off her beloved mustang, Blackie, and she′s still not sure she can get back in the saddle. Her new colt doesn′t seem to like her, and the other ranchers treat her like the boss′s spoiled daughter, and Blackie has been missing since that fateful day.
But that′s just the beginning. When Sam suddenly finds the fate of a mysterious mustang who may or may not be the missing Blackie - resting in her hands, she has to learn to be a real cowgirl, ready or not. The classic theme of a girl and her horse is set against a backdrop of mustangs, tumbleweeds, and a West that′s still Wild.
Phantom Stallion #1: The Wild One
On a moonlit night, a mustang comes to Sam. Is it Blackie grown up and gone wild? Is it the legendary phantom stallion? Or could it be both?
Mustangs have thrived for thousands of generations. But now they are under attack from people who see them as pests. The lucky ones are adopted. Some are sent to long-term holding pens; more and more are sold for slaughter. But courageous young people are trying to stop the round-ups and the senseless killings. They are standing up to the government and big business to save these American icons. With eye witness accounts, cutting-edge science, and full-color photographs, Terri Farley and Melissa Farlow invite readers into the world of mustangs in all its beauty, and profile the young people leading the charge to keep horses wild and free. Includes notes and sources, index, and glossary.
A new series introduces 13-year-old Samantha, who returns home to her family's ranch two years after she left to recover from a fall off her beloved mustang, Blackie, who has been missing since that day. On one moonlit night, a mysterious mustang comes to Sam. Is it Blackie, all grown up and gone wild--or it is the legendary phantom stallion?
About the Author
Terri Farley has been a journalist, a high school teacher, and a cowgirl on a cattle drive. She lives in Verdi, NV, with her horse, the real-life Ace. Phantom Stallion is her first series for young readers.
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