Hailey is a 16 year old girl who lives in Dallas, Texas. She lives on a horse farm, she has three horses of her own, Max, Toby and Daisy. She show jumps with all of her horses. Her passion is riding. She has a big family, but unfortunately her dad died because of lung cancer. She has 2 sisters and 2 brothers. Who are all older than her except River, the new baby. Her dad had just died 6 months ago.
This year Hailey is returning home for the Christmas holidays. Max is found sick when her mom wants to take a family trip to Florida. Will Hailey convince her mom to stay here with Max? Or will she be left no choice but to stay with the idea to going to Florida with them this Christmas?
My name is Lilly Turmel. I love riding on horses at a ranch near Blenheim called Rising Dawn Stables. I also like gymnastics and hope to be in the Olympics some day. I have brown hair, blue eyes and white skin. My birthday is on Febuary 7th 2003. I am 11 years old. I have a brother named River who is a year old. My Mom and Dad are separated and i have a step dad and mom. I love to bake with my grandma and my mom to. I live in Wallaceburg/Chatham in Ontario and i have a step sister named Kayla, she is 22 years old and i have 2 step nephews named Gabriel and Malicai. I go to school and i'm in 5th grade, i speak french, and my school is named St - Philippe in Grande Point, Ontario. I love writing and reading. I was inspired by Jessica Burhart and the author of Heartland. I would also thank all of my teachers who taught me how to write and to read.
This book is one of my favourite christmas novels i have ever writting in my life!