Saddle Sore

Title

Saddle Sore

Authors

Bonnie Bryant

Publisher

Skylar Books

Publication Year

1997

ISBN

9780553484212

Pages

151 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

The girls of the Saddle Club have headed West to the Bar None Ranch. This time they've brought their friend, Emily, who has cerebral palsy. Emily is going to help the ranch's owner make it accessible to riders with special needs. Then the four girls meet a guest their own age. She's a former rider who has lost part of her leg in a motorbike accident. She doesn't plan to get on a horse ever again.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Lexile Measure

700L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical disability; Devlopmental disability; amputation; missing leg; cerebral palsy

Main Character

female teenagers

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

multiple

Keywords

horses; ranch; motorcycle accident; accessibility; mountains

Diversity Impact

direct

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