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Slater Mountain: The Legend

Author: Judy Ricketts-White
Category: Fiction, middle grade, young adult (ages 9 and up).

Description:
     Bailey Mathews and her friend Noah Collins go on a trail ride to observe the herd of wild horses that she has been documenting. They continue riding and Bailey shows Noah an overlook spot she discovered in the wilderness. Through strange and dangerous circumstances, the two riders accidentally stumble into a beautiful and forgotten world, and find themselves trapped. Bailey and Noah need to survive and find a way out. Noah realizes that he has a connection to the ancient site and shares his knowledge with Bailey. Will pooling their talents be enough to get them home and help them protect this ancient historical site that provides spiritual inspiration?

Excerpt from Chapter One

Moonbeam Children's Book Awards - 2017 Bronze Winner in the Best First Book - Chapter Book category.

Testimonials

December 15, 2015
     This book is very cool and interesting.
     - Abby A., Maryland

November 23, 2015
     I just purchased this book for my kids.
   – Rob S., Connecticut

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Notes:
The author has combined real-life horse-handling principles and a fictional adventure – a great pick for horse loving teens and tweens. This book is written for middle grade and young adult readers (ages 9 and up). This is family entertainment, and the first book in the series.

Paperback: $11.95
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Testimonials

5 stars - January 24, 2016
      A poignant story about persevering through challenges, respecting family and taking on responsibility and risks. The relationships between characters include not only those among fellow humans, but instructively, also horses extending the tale's arc into the realm of a coming-of-age classic.
     - Joan Carolyn, Connecticut

Slater Mountain: The Journey

Author: Judy Ricketts-White
Category: Fiction, middle grade, young adult (ages 9 and up).

Description:
     Bailey Mathews lives with her family on Slater Mountain, at the edge of the wilderness. Bailey is passionate about horses, her best friends are her horses. She rides everyday, and studies solid horsemanship principles with her mom, a clinician and horse trainer. She even documents a herd of wild mustangs. At fifteen, Bailey’s life seems perfect, but her life is about to change forever. When disaster strikes, her grandpa is injured during a severe storm. She makes a difficult decision, summons all her courage and skills, and sets out alone, on a dangerous journey, through the rough, back country to get help.

Notes:
The author has combined real-life horse-handling principles and a fictional adventure – a great pick for horse loving teens and tweens. This book is written for middle grade and young adult readers (ages 9 and up). This is family entertainment, and the second book in the series.

Paperback: $15.95
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More Books Coming in 2019

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Front cover – Slater Mountain: The Legend

January 30, 2018
     I loved your book! You had an amazing plot! My favorite characters were Moses, Charlie, Ross and Noah.  
     - Olivia G., Nevada

February 27, 2017
     It was exciting to get such a good gift. I can't wait to start reading it!
   – Ella A., Rhode Island

Front cover – Slater Mountain: The Journey

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