Horse-crazy fourth-grader Ellie James constantly dreams about having a horse of her own, and God finally seems to have answered her prayers, but not with the gleaming black stallion she has been longing for.
Author: Dandi Daley Mackall
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Horse Dreams is a coming-of-age novel about an eleven year old lonely, latch-key girl, Izzy Carlucci, who dreams of horses and riding lessons forbidden by her mother. Izzy does small odd jobs for neighbors in her city apartment building, earning money for lessons kept secret from her demanding mother. Running errands, Izzy makes friends, in particular a mysterious old woman. From an aging stallion and this elderly friend, Izzy learns horse skills, people savvy and self reliance. When the stallion develops pneumonia, Izzy cares for him day after day. Her dedication heals the stallion and earns her mother’s respect. As Izzy turns twelve, her horse dreams help her find strength to appreciate her mother, find new dreams and face the death of her wise old friend.
Author: Nancy Stevenson
Category: Juvenile Fiction
For the first time, you can now get all three novels in Stephen Bly’s Horse Dreams Series together in one trilogy book. In the first novel of this series, Memories of a Dirt Road, we meet Develyn Worrell. Develyn, or Devvy for short, is a fifth-grade schoolteacher from southern Indiana who is broken-hearted about her husband's death and her daughter's decision not to come home for the summer. To clear her mind, Devvy decides to find a little dirt road town in Wyoming where she vacationed as a child. She fondly remembers the quaintness of the small town, the beautiful sunsets, and an remarkable Roan horse that has captivated her dreams ever since. Desperately wanting to experience that peace and tranquility again, Devvy embarks on a journey to find the town. When she arrives, she purchases her very own Roan mare, rents a little cabin with an incredible sunset view, and watches as God brings three very important men into her life. In the second part of the Horse Dreams Series trilogy, The Mustang Breaker, heavy-hearted Develyn Worrell’s mood is changing as she begins to escape the worries of her past and enjoy the equine charms of her picture-perfect small Wyoming town. It is there that the Lord’s leading is beginning to become clear, even as cowboy romances and the relationship with her grown daughter get more complicated. In the third and final installment of the Horse Dreams trilogy, soul-searching Develyn Worrell has finally found her groove. Ready to savor the end of summer in small town Wyoming, she settles in to enjoy “end of summer” peace and contentment. That is, until her daughter pays a visit, an eclectic friend plans to marry, a suspicious stranger enters the picture, and a dear mentor suffers a heart attack. Just as she begins to feel as if the world is closing in on her once again, the steady friendship of Cooper Tallon comes to her rescue. He may lack the charm and flash of other cowboys, but he always seems to have just what Develyn's heart needs. As her relationship with Cooper blooms and her faith and trust in the Lord grows, she looks forward to the unwritten chapters of her life.
Memories of a Dirt Road, The Mustang Breaker, Wish I’d Known You Tears Ago
Author: Stephen A. Bly
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Horses inhabit our dreams, carrying us to safety or on wild adventures. Some of our dream horses fly, others have magical powers. Whatever our dreams of horses might be, they inhabit a universe of freedom and power. They also involve a lot of work, care and sacrifice. Horses and riders achieve great heights, some in jumping, some in dressage, some on endurance rides. This anthology explores the meaning of horses -- and some donkeys -- in the lives of women from many places. They walk, trot, canter, gallop and fly. And some refuse to budge. Horses inspire boldness and trust and provide us with the means to be transported into other realms, to fulfil our girldreams, our horsedreams.
The Meaning of Horses in Women's Lives
Author: Jan Fook,Susan Hawthorne,Renate Klein
Publisher: Spinifex Press
""Why do you have to nag so much?"" Dad yelled across the living room at Mom. ""You know the divorce is final, and this is the last time we will do anything together as a family, so just let it alone!"" My heart squeezed as the power of Dad's words rang out clear through the walls and thrust daggers at my chest. Feeling dizzy, I grabbed for the bedpost and quickly surveyed my best friends' eyes all wide with surprise, as they heard, just like me, this shocking news for the very first time. I wanted to run and scurry into the nearest hole. But before going down, I took a long deliberate breath and struggled to display my last ounce of courage. Having just shared her dreams and plans with friends, of racing her horse Medallion up the bluebonnet covered hills near her beloved home, Becky's birthday celebration comes to an abrupt halt. Triggered by the announcement of her parents' divorce, her peaceful life begins to collapse one step at a time like a shaky row of dominos all lined up and destined to fall. Becky must then find the courage to reach beyond herself for the help both she and her palomino will need to survive.
Author: Mary Vivian Johnson
Publisher: Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc
Horse-obsessed twelve-year-old Kelly Moore is determined to do something no one her age has done before: win a National Barrel Racing Championship. All she has to do is win the State Finals first. When her beloved horse, Rocket, and seven other horses are stolen right after she competes, Kelly freaks. She's horrified that her horse may be on its way to the slaughterhouse. Kelly's biggest competitor, Missy, had her horse stolen too. And Missy is not going to let Kelly leave her out of the chase. With or without help, Kelly's determined to catch the thieves and find her horse before it's too late. But chasing after the horse thieves leads to trouble. Kelly and Missy must put their dislike of each other aside in order to work together to save their horses—and themselves—before it's too late for them all.
Author: J.a. Reynolds,E.m. Reynolds
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Fred the Plow Horse is born with a dancing tune in his heart. When he hears music, he just has to dance -even if it means overturning the plow and wreaking havoc! When Fred gets kicked off the farm, he must find a new place for himself - a place where a dancing horse might be just right.
Author: Dandi Daley Mackall
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Category: Juvenile Fiction
The author takes you on her personal journey to fulfill a childhood dream. One that leads to a redirection of her life, and the beginning of helping introduce, preserve and promote a rare new breed of horse - The Gypsy Vanner Horse.
Author: Joyce M. Christian
Category: Biography & Autobiography
This collection of short stories by Bernard Malamud includes: The Silver Crown Man in the Drawer The Letter In Retirement Rembrandt's Hat Notes from a Lady at a Dinner Party My Son the Murderer Talking Horse
Author: Bernard Malamud
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
By exploring the deepest insights from your dreams, you can find out more about who you are and your purpose in life, then discern what gifts you are born to give to others and your needs that others can meet. The author has pioneered a theory of the progressive development of dreams throughout the sleeping period. He shows how our dreams are expressions of the underlying dreams of nature itself, the secret life of the Gaia world revealed as a vast, living, self-regulating organism. The key to this unique and dramatic interpretive method unfolds in fantastically illustrated pages that explain how to keep and use a dream journal to identify your most important patterns and themes, and analyze their messages.
Author: Ray Douglas
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
When Carol Chapman sold her home in Connecticut, she soon found herself on one of those roads less traveled and that has made all the difference. Arriving in Texas, she bought a ranch and created The Last Refuge, a sanctuary for unwanted dogs, cats, goats, and, most of all, for horses, mules, and donkeys that were destined for the slaughterhouse. Meet Chipper, a chocolate Lab who not only participates in nursing horses back to health, but has also raised cats, lambs, and baby chicks. Learn how goats secretly yearn for the mountains of their ancestors and happily leap onto the hood of a car to illustrate that point. Follow Chapman around for a day and discover that it's hard to get out of shape when caring for horses-if lugging what has to go in one end (massive buckets of water, sixty-pound bales of hay, and fifty-pound bags of grain) doesn't keep a waistline trim, shoveling up piles of what comes out the other end will. Grab a cup of coffee, pull up a hay bale, and enjoy Chapman's unconventional collection of earthy, hilarious, but always heart-warming and timeless reminiscences.
Observations from the Barn
Author: Carol Chapman
This book has been written by one of South Africa's foremost psychologists, Professor Dreyer Kruger, to help readers understand their own dreams. In this fascinating and lucid introduction to the subject, he presents a variety of dreams along with the life context of the dreamer, followed by interpretations.
And How to Understand Them
Author: Dreyer Kruger
Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd
Category: Health & Fitness
Dream expert Wayde Gilchrist teaches you how to interpret your dream by using real dreams from the internet as examples--complete and detailed analysis of 100 actual dreams.
Real Dreams with Detailed Expert Analysis
Author: Wayde Gilchrist
Publisher: The Idea Store Inc
Category: Dream interpretation
Understanding the Dreams You Dream: Biblical Keys for Hearing God's Voice in the Night not only provides insight into your dreams and life, but also includes a comprehensive dictionary of dream symbols! You will be guided through the complex world of dreams by a minister with decades of experience receiving, understanding, and interpreting dreams of his own and for others. Through Scripture-based meditation, much can be understood about your dreams; but many Christians don't know how to meditate. This problem is addressed in three different ways: Specific, detailed directions are given on how and upon what to meditate. Personal examples of dreams from the author's own experiences. Practical dictionary of symbol definitions is included. This book presents both normal and not-so-normal dream situations. You will learn that to apply only one type of dream interpretation to all dreams is restricting each symbol to only one possible definition, which is incorrect. And you will learn how to tell the difference between a dream from God-and those from evil sources.
Biblical Keys for Hearing God's Voice in the Night
Author: Ira Milligan
Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers
Category: Christian life
THE STORY: HORSEDREAMS explores the breakdown of the family unit as a result of addiction. After his wife, Desiree, dies of an accidental overdose, Loman faces the harsh reality of raising their son, Luka, alone.
Author: Dael Orlandersmith
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.