Mary's Song Mobi à 124 pages ô Susan count

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Mary's Song Mobi à 124 pages ô Susan count ô Enchanting tale of courage love loss and hope Don't tell anyone this is for children because I couldn't put it down Twelve year old Mary falls in love with a foal that is lame just like her The expensive surgery the foal needs has little chance to correct the problem Still Mary plotEnchanting tale of courage love loss and hope Don't tell anyone this is for children because I couldn't put it down Twelve year old Mary falls in love with a foal that is lame just like her The expensiv Mary’s Song Book One of the Dream Horse Adventures by Susan Count is a charming story sure to delight young readers and animal especially horse lovers Young Mary is disabled and life offers very little outlet for her creativity and intelligence She is a very talented artist and loves horses Her doting and overprotective widower father spends a lot of time and money on various therapies to try to get Mary back on her feet walking running and leading a normal life Mary has resigned herself somewhat to life in a wheelchair until the day she meets her neighbour Laura also twelve and finds out about the lame foal she had seen hobbling around on the next door property Laura couldn’t be different but the girls strike up a firm friendship Then Mary learns that Illusion the lame little foal is set to be euthanized because of her club foot and because it’s not considered worth the time and money to save the little horse Laura and Mary persuade Laura’s parents to give a six week stay of execution to enable them to raise the money for Illusion’s very expensive operation Can they raise enough money in time to save Illusion and will Mary ever walk again?There is so much to this book than just the heartrending story of saving Illusion The healing of both horse and young girl finds a wonderful theme in their parallel stories The backdrop is the 1950s which casts a completely different light on what kids would be doing how they would behave think and entertain themselves I found it a refreshing trip back in time back to when things were perhaps simpler in many ways but harder in that medicine and science still had some developments to achieve There are excellent themes for young readers and the main one being a love of horses gives readers an idea of various aspects of riding training breeding and competing with horses but without shoving facts down the reader’s throat The wonderful and strong theme of love and friendship continues throughout with love of family not forgetting those once loved who have passed on discovering new love when Mary’s dad meets someone special and forging bonds of friendship with like minded people Although there is a Christian theme I found the author wove it into the story very well again without overdoing it That and the concept of faith not only spiritual faith but faith in oneself and others comes to the fore Finally the idea that a disabled person is not a broken person is very well handled Interspersed is the idea that less able bodied people can also achieve as much in their own way as an able bodied person Last but not least I liked how much emphasis the author put on the theme of books the joy found within the pages of old favourites and treasured books the pleasure in reading and indeed the importance of booksThis is an enchanting and moving story in so many ways and young and older readers who are sure to enjoy it will also be delighted to know that the story continues As the author says “Saddle up and ride along”

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R papa to gain her heart's desire But she could lose everything in her struggle to save the foal For tween fans of the classic horse books like The Black Stallion Black Beauty and Misty of Chincoteagu Ride Wild Ride Free Texas 1952 Twelve year old Mary has spent much of her young life in a wheelchair due to a virus that also took her mother’s life Despite her disability she has big dreams and one of her favorite activities is drawing the horses that live in the neighboring fields “Each sketch was a wish to ride wild and free someday” She becomes friends with fellow horse lover Laura and together the two strive to fulfill their aspirations Poignant and inspirational “Mary’s Song” takes young readers along for a spirited ride Along with a strong theme regarding friendship the story has a gentle faith angle and also explores other issues germane to modern readers One girl’s parents are too uninvolved in her life while the other’s father is overly protective The narrative delves into tough subject matter such as dealing with loss and disappointment and persevering amidst trials while still maintaining an overall optimistic tone Middle grade readers will be encouraged and entertained by this horse tale which will appeal to those who enjoy some of the horse classics such as “Black Beauty” “National Velvet” and the works of Marguerite Henry

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Mary's SongE surgery the foal needs has little chance to correct the problem Still Mary plots and conspires to raise money to save the horse even as time runs out She sacrifices what she holds dear the trust of he Mary's Song Book One of the Dream Horse Adventures by Susan Count stole my heart with its moving story of a young girl and the lame foal she falls in love with Faith friendship and hope are woven throughout this inspiring tale I won’t soon forget 55Thanks to NetGalley and BooksGoSocial for the ARC Opinions are solely mine#Mary'sSong #NetGalley