A young adult novel called A Horse to Love by Nancy Springer. It is a wonderful story and not one to be missed. A perfect gift for a lover of horses.
Caring for a horse isn’t always a picnic. Erin is thrilled when her parents agree to buy her a horse. She doesn’t even mind holding up her end of the agreement—keeping up her grades, mending clothes, and helping out with chores around the house. She’ll do anything as long as it means having a horse of her very own. But owning a horse is nothing like Erin imagined. The old mare whom she names Spindrift can be grouchy and ill tempered. And having a horse means lots of extra responsibility—feeding her, grooming her, training her. Luckily, Erin’s aunt Lexie knows a thing or two about horses and is willing to show her the ropes. But even Aunt Lexie can’t keep Erin out of trouble entirely.
Nancy Springer (born 1948) is an American author of fantasy, young adult literature, mystery, and science fiction. Her novel Larque on the Wing won the Tiptree Award in 1994. She also received the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for her novels Toughing It in 1995 and Looking for Jamie Bridger in 1996. Additionally, she received the Carolyn W. Field Award from the Pennsylvania Library Association in 1999 for her novel I am Mordred. She has written more than fifty books over a career that has spanned nearly four decades.
8½ x 5¾
Published by Harper & Row --1987-- First Edition -- Ex Library Book
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