This coming-of-age story shows how two boys work hard to fix a practical joke gone bad. Brandon and Wayne really enjoy going to the Houston Mounted Police’s stables after school to do odd jobs and help out with the horses. That is until they get into trouble with Chris Parker, a rookie cop. After Parker plays a practical joke on Wayne, the boys make a plan of revenge to sabotage Parker’s beautiful new horse, Skyjacker. The plan backfires because not only does Parker break his arm, but Skyjacker is kicked off the police force! As they try to make things right, their adventure begins, involving cops and robbers, a high-speed chase, loyalty, and bravery.
About the Author
A fifth-generation Texan and the author of more than twenty-five books, Sherry Garland writes of history and tells stories about interesting people. Her children’s historical picture books, Voices of the Alamo and The Buffalo Soldier, have earned rave reviews for their understandable and personable story lines complemented by vibrant illustrations by Ronald Himler. Garland received her bachelor of arts degrees in French and English from the University of Texas at Arlington. She and her husband live in Bryan, Texas.
BEST HORSE ON THE FORCE
By Sherry Garland
JUVENILE FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Horses
112 pp. 5 x 8
ISBN: 9781589804371 pb