Sonrise Stable Horse Articles

Fritz and the Beautiful Horses by Jan Brett

This beautiful horse picture book has a wonderful message for children - what you are on the outside is not nearly as important as what you are on the inside.

Toby and the Chub Club

Toby looks like he's dreaming of becoming an Appaloosa after a night with fresh shavings in his stall. Rolling is one of his favorite things to do.

Billy and Blaze Books

Billy and Blaze is the simple story of a boy who receives a pony he’d dreamed about. The book struck a chord with readers struggling through the Great Depression. 

Sonrise Stable Book 9 With All You Are

Saddlebred show people, rodeo cowboys, and the Amish don't typically have much in common. But those three groups combine to help Rosie understand the depth of meaning in the commandment that Jesus called the greatest.

National Velvet

Somehow I never read National Velvet as a kid. After reading it yesterday, I feel fortunate I missed it in my younger days. I recommend that you skip this book.

The Rainbow Bridge

Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here...

When Fiction Becomes Real

The day my foster daughter arrived, I was launched into a world out of my comfort zone. She'd seen and experienced things no child her age should have to endure.

My Pony Toby's Encounter With a Bobcat

My pony, Toby, that I bought from an Amish auction, a year ago encountered a bobcat this morning. He was very frightened, and ran around the field in a panic.

Secrets to Great Writing

Oops! My secret is out now! I'll confess - I've had some help writing the Sonrise Stable series - a ghost writer.

Author Interview With Amanda Tero

Amanda Tero, a talented, homeschooled author and musician, reviewed the Sonrise Stable series on her blog, With a Joyful Noise.

Writing a Christmas Story

One of my favorite traditions when my daughters were still at home was reading Christmas books or stories aloud. As they grew older, that became harder to do—

Horse Christmas Story

Operation Christmas Spirit is a heartwarming Christmas story to be enjoyed by young and old alike, a wonderful read aloud for the entire family this Christmas!

Secure Online Payments

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Christian Writer or a Christian Who Writes?

I returned from a Christian writing conference, feeling discouraged. I'd anticipated learning new ways to communicate God’s truths more creatively and effectively. 

Toby, the Amish Driving Pony

My eight-year-old foster daughter and I attended the Mt. Hope Carriage and Driving Horse auction in Mt. Hope, Ohio. We had a selection of 200 driving ponies.

Canada and International Sales

Due to exorbitant postal costs, it's difficult to ship books internationally. Shipping fees are often as much or more than the price of the books themselves.


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