Reading level 3

Finding Hope

Author Marie-Louise Jensen

Human interest

family, inclusion, respect for animals

Orphan refugee, Faly, has a dark and troubled past. When she is adopted into a new family, she finds it hard to adjust. So does Jake, whose life of show-jumping and caring for his horse, Thunder, is suddenly interrupted by a new sister that he never asked for – a sister who won’t even speak to him. Faly has survived more than Jake can possibly imagine. Now she has a second chance at life. If only she could tell him…