Hoofbeats: Katie and the Mustang #1 (Paperback)
Other Books in Series
This is book number 1 in the Hoofbeats series.
Orphaned at age six and taken in by a heartless couple, nine-year-old Katie Rose spends her days doing chores and dreaming of going west to find her Uncle Jack. Then Mr. Stevens brings home an unbroken Mustang, and Katie's world changes. Katie is drawn to the horse's wildness, and he seems to sense her need for companionship. So when Katie learns that the Stevenses plan to join the expansion West&150without her or the Mustang&150she makes a desperate decision to go on her own. And she will not leave the Mustang behind.
About the Author
Kathleen Duey is the author of many books for young readers, including books in the American Diaries and Survivors series, the Unicorn's Secret and Faeries' Promise series and the National Book Award finalist Skin Hunger. Originally from Colorado, she now lives in Fallbrook, California.