Monday, May 12, 2014

Starting the Colt (A YA novel)

Starting the Colt by Jan Young is a coming of age novel about a boy named Ben who must decide between following his father's advice on horse training (buck them out) or a man named Fred who has a gentler way that involves gaining the colt's trust. He also learns he must make his own decisions, even if risky.

Set in Nevada, the author describes the buckaroos life with wonderful details. This book will be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.