Horse Diaries #10: Darcy
Horse Diaries #10: Darcy
Horse Diaries #10: Darcy
Ruth Sanderson, Whitney Sanderson
Ireland, 1917. Darcy is a light gray Connemara pony with silver dapples. She's fast and tough, whether she's pulling a load of peat from the bog or riding around the rugged countryside with Shannon McKenna, her human family's eldest daughter. But when Mrs. McKenna needs a doctor, Darcy discovers a skill that will change her and her family's life forever. Like Black Beauty, this moving novel is told in first person from the horse's point of view and includes an appendix full of photos and facts about Connemara ponies and Irish history.

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Genre: 

  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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This book is about a Connemara pony named Darcy.  Darcy was one of the strongest ponies; she got even stronger when she drank milk from two mares, her mother’s and another mare’s whose filly died. When Darcy was taken away from her home she was sold to a nice little (family of five) called the McKenna’s.  After Shannon, the eldest daughter, raced Darcy against Embarr, a tall and handsome horse their lives changed forever.

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