Meet Kaya: An American Girl

Meet Kaya: An American Girl


Kaya dreams of racing her beautiful mare Steps High, but her father warns her that Steps High isn't ready. A pesky boy challenges her anyway, and Kaya enters into the race of her life. Illustrations.

Author: Shaw, Janet Beeler

Language: English | Copyright: 2002 |

Vocabulary Words

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  • retie
  • whinnies
  • salmon
  • nickname
  • unravel
  • bucked
  • shied
  • buckskin
  • riverbank
  • upstream

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