Velvet Brown prays every night for a horse. Miraculously her prayers are answered through an unexpected event. Her horse is high-spirit and unpredictable, but she’s determined to train him to be a racer. Could her beautiful horse possibly compete in the Grand National and become a champion?
Hold on to your seat as you follow this love story of a girl and her horse.
A young Elizabeth Taylor and Mickey Rooney star in a film adaptation. It’s beautifully filmed and well worth watching after you’ve read the book — for, as we all know, the book is usually better!
Middle Grade Reading Level, 320 pages, Fiction, Animals, Horses, Published in 1935