A Horse Named Dog by Theresa Oliver ~ Blitz and Giveaway

Posted: November 16, 2015 in Blitz, Children's books, Contemporary Literature, giveaways
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A Horse Named Dog
by Theresa Oliver
Release Date: October 21st 2015
Genre: Middle Grade Contemporary
Write More Publications

Summary from Goodreads:

Sam is a typical twelve-year-old boy who works on his parent’s farm, but is not as interested in horses as his horse-training family. However, he does his best to help out until an incident when he is riding with his mother. After saving her from becoming nearly trampled, his viewpoint changes … until a strange horse comes to their farm with quirks, earning him the name Dog.
Dog likes Sam right away, but Sam wants nothing to do with him, as he is the son of Trumpeter, the horse that nearly maimed his mother for life. Sam has a hard time dealing with not only the memory of the accident, but the extra chores and responsibilities suddenly thrust upon him, one of which is training Dog.
Because his mother is out of work and people are canceling orders, money is scarce. With the Indiana Classic coming up—a local horse race with a huge purse—will Sam be able to befriend Dog and save their farm, or will Dog go back to his present owner, never to be seen again?
Find out in Theresa Oliver’s first pre-teen novel, A Horse Named Dog.  
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About the Author
Theresa Oliver grew up in southern Indiana, across from Louisville, Kentucky, in Clarksville, Indiana. In her childhood, she fell in love with the power of the written word, a love affair that has continued her whole life. She moved to Florida, where
she has lived much of her adult life. She attended the University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tenn., and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications degree, News Editorial sequence. She also earned a Master of Arts in Teaching degree, Early Childhood Education sequence, from Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Ga. She is currently a writer, a full-time teacher, and the owner of Write More Publications and TNT Author Services. However, her greatest adventure is as a mother of three beautiful boys. Oliver currently resides in Kissimmee, Florida, with her husband and children. 
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Comments
  1. Mary Preston says:

    A gorgeous cover & I love the title. I know that my daughter enjoys stories with horses.

    • fuonlyknew says:

      I fell in love with reading as a young girl when I discover Walter Farley’s Black Stallion series. Still love reading this type of story:)

  2. Lisa Brown says:

    Thank you for the chance to win :)

  3. Janet W. says:

    This sounds like a great read! My grandson would enjoy it!

  4. Natalie says:

    The title alone makes me want to read this book!

  5. Sounds like a great book for young readers!

  6. Bridgett Wilbur says:

    I would love to read this book. ty

  7. I think Sam will befriend Dog and all will be well. :-) I love horses and this sounds like a great book. Thanks for sharing.
    sherry @ fundinmental

    • fuonlyknew says:

      It sure does. I’m sure we’ll be crying and cheering and all warm inside with a happy ending too! I hope so anyway:)

  8. Peggy Hyndman says:

    I love the cover. One of my granddaughters loves horses and reading so I think this book will make a great Christmas present for her.

  9. Betty W says:

    I enjoyed the trailer and the entire post, actually! Thank you for sharing!