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Gee Whiz (Library Binding)

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Gee Whiz is a striking horse, and only part of that is because of his size. He is tall, but also graceful, yet his strides big but precise. At the same time, he keeps his eye on things, not as if he's suspicious, but as if he's curious.
When Abby is confronted with an onslaught of reminders of just how little of the world she has seen, she finds herself connecting with Gee Whiz's calm and curious nature, and his desire to know more. Her brother receives a draft notice to Vietnam, her friends return for the holidays with stories from their boarding school in Southern California, and the wise, lovable Brother Abner opens her eyes with tales of his many years spent traveling. At the same time, her beloved Jack and True Blue are both faced with opportunites to broaden their horizons away from the ranch.
Will she let them go, with hopes that she might one day do the same?

About the Author


JANE SMILEY is the author of many books for adults, including "Private Life, " "Horse Heaven," and the Pulitzer Prize-winning "A Thousand Acres." She was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2001.

Jane lives in Northern California, where she rides horses every chance she gets. She is also the author of four other novels for young readers in the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch series: "The Georges and the Jewels, " "A Good Horse, " "True Blue, " and "Pie in the Sky.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780375969690
ISBN-10: 0375969691
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 8th, 2013
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Horses of Oak Valley Ranch