Bold Beauty

Bold Beauty

by Dandi Daley Mackall

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Twelve-year-old Winnie Willis has a way with horses. She can gentle the wildest mare, but other parts of life don't always come as easily. Along with her dad and sister, Lizzy, Winnie is learning how to live without her mom—who was also a natural horse gentler. As Winnie teaches horses about unconditional love and blind trust, God shows Winnie that he can be trusted as well. Readers will be hooked on the series' vivid characters, whose quirky personalities fill Winnie's life with friendship and adventure.

#3 Bold Beauty—Winnie's confidence begins to crumble as she faces the toughest challenge of her horse-gentling career and her first failure. Winnie slips into a web of deceit and distress until she discovers the true source of genuine confidence.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780842355445
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
Publication date: 08/28/2002
Series: Winnie the Horse Gentler Series , #3
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Dandi Daley Mackall is the author of numerous books for children, including Larger-Than- Life Lara. She lives in West Salem, Ohio, with her husband and their three children.

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Bold Beauty (Winnie the Horse Gentler Series #3) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 19 reviews.
JenniferWV More than 1 year ago
Bold Beauty is the third book in the Winnie the Horse Gentler series for tween girls. It's a Christian series, and definately are wholesome books. In this volume, Winnie is to gentle a jumper. Only problem is, Winnie is thrown while jumping -- and starts telling lies about what happened to her so that her dad won't make her quit gentling horses. But what about Bold Beauty? She needs to be gentled enough so she can make the jumps at a competition. Without Winnie having confidence, will she be able to make Bold Beauty have the confidence needed to make that highest jump? Not only that, but she's being paid a nice sum of money to gentle this horse, and she'll only get paid if she accomplishes that. If she can't get this done, she won't have money to keep Nickers since she lost her job mucking stalls! I really am enjoying this series. So many of the characters are so well developed. The only thing I didn't like about this book is the abortion debate. I realize this is an important issue, but I also don't like it thrown into books where it could as easily be left out, especially when it feels "tacked on" as it did in this book. Also, for younger or more naive children, this might be a little more than their parents would care for them to know on this topic. Other than that, this is a highly enjoyable series and this book doesn't disappoint.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this series of books! These books not only teach readers information on handling horses, they also help readers discover truths about God's nature. They are easy to read and keep you interested from beginning to end. I have not found a book in this series yet that I have not liked.
hannah97 More than 1 year ago
Bold Beauty is a great book. It keeps you on the edge of you seat not wanting to put it down. Can't wait to see what Winnie learns next!
mommish More than 1 year ago
Another winner in this series! I thought the theme of this book, that we can do things we find difficult with God's help, came through loud and clear. So far I'm loving this series! If you love horses, you need to read these!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have read three of these books this one is the best yet! It is all about confidence! It is a great book for everyone! I absolutely love it! :)
rlighthouse More than 1 year ago
Great Horse Series for Kids!  Winnie Willis faces her toughest horse challenge yet.  Facing her fear and  trying again after being thrown from a jumping horse.  Winnie learned the lesson that God can help us do anything-even get back on a horse.
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Laughs "You really think she would do that? Wow you are mouse brained!" Pads off laughing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Smiled as he saw the proudness of his mother. "Lilystar me and Skystep decided on names for our kits. Go see them in the nursery. Also what do i look like again? Or am i one of those who gets to make it up? Sorry totaly forgot what you said." He mewed before gently touching his nose to her ear.
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Stay off.
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Gift horse
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Raegan Ebert More than 1 year ago
I loved it it was grate
Guest More than 1 year ago
This series is a must for all young girls, It demonstrates how to be comfortable with your relationship with God. I wholly endorse these books, however, note that this book includes a detailed debate about abortion. While the debate is well-written, it may be more than you want younger girls to read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Go to camp res 1 for more information.
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