Stevie Lake is big trouble. She's failing classes and has to pull up her grades or it's summer school and no riding. She has one last chance to redeem herself- Write a report explaining why she hasn't done her schoolwork--and make the explanation good. She's serious and committed. She's going to get this assignment done if it kills her. Her friends will help with encouraging emails, phone calls--whatever it takes to get Stevie through this crisis. But it's up to Stevie--can she do it?.
Bonnie Bryant is the author of nearly a hundred books about horses, including The Saddle Club, Pine Hollow and Pony Tails series. She has also written novels and movie novelisations under her married name, B.B. Hiller. Ms Bryant began writing The Saddle Club in 1986. Although she had done some riding before that, she intensified her studies then and found herself learning right along with her characters Stevie, Carole, and Lisa. She claims that they are all much better riders than she is. Ms Bryant was born and raised in New York City. She still lives there, in Greenwich Village, with her two sons.