Here is a moving intergenerational story, set in Arizona, about the friendship that develops between twelve-year-old Jan and Mattie, an elderly resident of a nearby assisted-living facility. Jan"s beloved horse, Dove, needs surgery on one of his legs, but money"s been extremely tight since Dad died, and Mom may not be able to afford the operation. The situation seems hopeless—until Mattie offers to help with a loan. But what will Mattie"s daughter think of her generous offer to a girl she just met?
Used availability for C S Adler's One Unhappy Horse
January 2002 : USA Hardback
March 2001 : USA Hardback