The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls (Large Print / Hardcover)

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I loved this novel set in a depression era girls' camp in Henderson County, NC.

— Margot

June 2013 Indie Next List


“In 1930, at the height of the Great Depression, Theadora Atwell is forced to leave the only home she has ever known and the family she cherishes to attend the Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Not only has she been banished to a world she knows nothing about, but also her life until this point has been lived mostly in seclusion with her nuclear family on a thousand-acre orange ranch in Florida, an environment that could not be more different than the one in which she finds herself. The reason for her banishment is a secret slowly revealed. This is a coming-of-age story you won't soon forget.”
— Terry Gilman, Mysterious Galaxy Books, San Diego, CA

About the Author


Anton DiSclafani grew up in northern Florida, where she rode horses, competing nationally. She graduated from Emory University, and received her MFA from Washington University. She currently lives in Saint Louis, where she teaches creative writing at Washington University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781410460257
ISBN-10: 1410460258
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Publication Date: July 3rd, 2013
Pages: 573
Language: English
Series: Basic

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