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Smiley, Jane.

Summary: On her family's California horse ranch in the 1960s, eighth-grader Abby Lovitt tries to rely on her Christian faith as she faces the possibility of giving up her beloved colt, Jack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SMI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SMI

Wiggins, Marianne

5 holds on 8 copies

Summary: Fifteen years after the publication of Evidence of Things Unseen, National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist Marianne Wiggins returns with a novel destined to be an American classic: a sweeping masterwork set during World War II about the meaning of family and the limitations of the American dream. Rockwell "Rocky" Rhodes has spent years fiercely protecting his California ranch from the LA...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC WIG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WIG

Milliken, Kate

Summary: "Rory Ramos is a dutiful teenager with a love of photography who works as a ranch hand at the stable her stepfather manages in Topanga Canyon, a dry, dusty place reliant on horses and hierarchies. There she rides for the rich clientele, including twins June and Wade Fisk. June begins to take an interest in Rory--but she is more drawn to Vivian Price, the beautiful teenager with the movie-star...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Milliken, Kate

Summary: "Rory Ramos is a dutiful teenager with a love of photography who works as a ranch hand at the stable her stepfather manages in Topanga Canyon, a dry, dusty place reliant on horses and hierarchies. There she rides for the rich clientele, including twins June and Wade Fisk. June begins to take an interest in Rory--but she is more drawn to Vivian Price, the beautiful teenager with the movie-star...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC MIL

Smiley, Jane.

Summary: On her family's California horse ranch in the 1960s, eighth-grader Abby Lovitt faces the possibility of giving up her beloved colt, Jack, when it comes to light that his dam might have been stolen.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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Smiley, Jane.

Summary: In 1960s California, eighth-grader Abby Lovitt has trouble with True Blue, the newest horse on her family's ranch, a beautiful dappled gray who is so often spooked, Abby wonders if he is haunted by the ghost of his deceased former owner.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SMI

Soli, Tatjana.

Summary: Abandoning the world of her literary education to move to her husband's California citrus ranch, Claire Nagy forges an all-consuming bond with her family's land that eventually supersedes her relationships with her husband and children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SOL

Fowler, Earlene.

Summary: Hoping to help her deceased husband's alcoholic brother, Nash, make a fresh start, Ruby McGavin returns to Cardinal, California, where she must confront her estranged mother and a terrible secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOW

Fowler, Earlene.

Summary: Ruby never thought she'd return to Cardinal, but she's hoping the place and people who gave her so much can give her brother Nash, who's been drowning in drink in Nashville, the fresh start he so desperately needs. Saddlemaker Lucas McGavin is thrilled that Ruby has come back. He hasn't given up on his love for her, despite the awkward fact that she is his brother's widow, and he's well aware...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2013

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC FOW

Fowler, Earlene.

Summary: Inheriting shares in a cattle ranch in Tokopah County from her late husband, Ruby McGavin discovers that her late husband's family is very much alive and heads for California to find out the truth, encountering a host of secrets along the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOW

Steinbeck, John

Summary: The classic story of a boy's journey to manhood under the joys and hardships of ranch life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC STE

Smiley, Jane.

Summary: Seventh-grader Abby Lovitt grows up on her family's California horse ranch in the 1960s, learning to train the horses her father sells and trying to reconcile her strict religious upbringing with her own ideas about life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SMI

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