Champion Horse, the latest in Jane Smiley's popular horse novels, sees Abby Lovitt starting high school, and rising to the challenge of riding an expensive, prize-winning horse.
Jane Smiley is the author of eleven novels, as well as four works of nonfiction. She is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize and was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2001. In 2006 she was awarded the PEN Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature. She lives in Northern California. This is her third novel for children.
Series mention in Ask Lorna - best Pony stories -- Lorna Bradbury http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/children_sbookreviews/9826805/Ask-Lorna-the-best-childrens-pony-fiction.html