Lara's Gift
Lara's Gift
Lara's Gift
Annemarie O'Brien
Young Lara is being groomed in the family tradition to take over as Count Voronstov's next kennel steward, breeding borzoi dogs worthy of the Tsar. But then Lara's baby brother is born and she finds herself supplanted as her father decides to make her brother the next kennel steward. Going against her father's wishes and becoming increasingly sure of her special gift of understanding these incredible dogs, Lara risks everything when she reveals the truth about her visions. Now she must save Zar, her favorite borzoi and the one she raised from birth, from a hungry pack of wolves. Only then can she find her own, extraordinary destiny. . . .

Book Details


  • Adventure

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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Are Lara's visions a gift or a curse?  Lara grows up the daughter of a kennel steward in Russia.  She has a way with dogs that no one else has and has been promised the job when she grows up.   When Papa says a puppy won't live Lara decides it will after a vision she has.  Papa allows her to keep the pup but makes her promise never to speak of the vision again.  Not only does Lara have to hide her visions but she also finds out she has to leave her beloved dogs.  When her new brother arrives Lara finds out that the position of kennel steward is no

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