After exhausting Marguerite Henry and the My Friend Flicka stuff, these books specifically about Thoroughbreds were read in a day – as soon as they became available at the book store Books by Joanna Campbell. The reasonably good beginning to what would ultimately become a Nancy-Drew type crap young adult series. Wonder’s Legacy is a trilogy within the regular series itself, comprising books thirty-six through thirty-eight. Allie Avery, the final main character of Thoroughbred , was introduced at the very end of the series as the daughter of Craig and Jilly Avery; Craig and Jilly had been removed from the series early on, but were brought back to make the introduction of a new character possible. Apr 30, Ilana rated it it was amazing. Soon she befriends a horse like her old one on the farm they had owned. To ask other readers questions about Ashleigh’s Dream , please sign up.

She has to convince Mr. I LOVED this entire series when I was around 7 or 8 eight years old, and I continued reading them until I was about 11 or 12 it was up to something by then, I think. It’s in a similar vein to The Saddle Club and books like that. I didn’t really identify with her as a kid, and as an adult I found her overly dramatic and slightly annoying. Apr 06, Shelly rated it it was amazing Recommended to Shelly by: There’s some sad bits but nothing that shocked my young, impressionable self. No trivia or quizzes yet. One day while I was in there, the librarian pointed out an entire box full of the series, left by a Mom whose daughter grew out of the horse stage.


Give me a book and I’m good for hours. Ashleigh’s Dream Thoroughbred 5 by Joanna Campbell. Thoroughbred 1 – 10 of 72 books. I’m not really much of an animal person myself but I still liked this book and the beautifully-depicted rural scenery especially.

My biggest pet peeve with horse books is when the author doesn’t serje the horse world.

Samantha’s Pride (Thoroughbred, #7) by Joanna Campbell

There is also large changes as to how Ashleigh and Mona get their horses. I grew up riding at a big barn and it was me and four other girls that formed a bit of a posse. Lists with This Book. See Jo Ann Simon.

Having been raised on “The Black Stallion” books, it’s fun to see something a little different that feels familiar I think from that upbringing. I had a 23 year old retired Thoroughbred racehorse at the time so it was just a blast to go play jockey with her and the other girls. Thoroughbred 36, Without Wonderwas written under the pen name “Brooke James” by an unknown author. Sep 06, Maria rated it really liked it.

Paperbackpages. It’s in a similar vein to The Saddle Club and books like that.

To ask other readers questions about Wonder’s Victoryplease sign up. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Trivia About Wonder’s Victory I am currently reading this book, so far so good.

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Having aged a little, I’m not quite sure what I’d think now, but gosh, did I love it back then. Teaches about the struggles of working with animals and the benefits. Growing up horse crazy, these books were my absolute favorite, and years later, I’ve decided to reread them. Kate rated it liked it Feb 23, See Jo Ann Simon. Published February 15th by HarperPaperbacks first published January 1st campbbell It’s a pretty typical series book, without anything amazing, but it keeps the reader’s interest.


Jul 30, Tara Lynn rated it it was amazing Shelves: Bill or “Doc” taught Jim to read, identify primary colors,math and much more. I loved this book!

Retrieved from ” https: Late in the series, there was a large “time gap” before the series focused on to a teenaged Christina and her cousin Melanie. After 12 books, the series quickly shifted from eventing back to racing due to popular demand from fans. There’s some sad bits but nothing that shocked my young, impressionable self.

These books are as good as I remember. I can’t wait to re-read these precious gems.

They cannot go back to their farm, and that makes Asliegh sad. Dec 05, Stefanie rated it it was amazing Shelves: