Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Coming Home (Heartland (Scholastic…

Coming Home (Heartland (Scholastic Paperback)) (original 2000; edition 2003)

by Lauren Brooke

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
633715,308 (3.91)2
Title:Coming Home (Heartland (Scholastic Paperback))
Authors:Lauren Brooke
Info:Scholastic (2003), Paperback, 140 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:horses, healing and sibling relationship

Work details

Coming Home by Lauren Brooke (2000)



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 2 mentions

Showing 1-5 of 7 (next | show all)
I found this after the TV series based loosely from the books. I really enjoyed this book, and was happily surprised by the differences. ( )
  Shadow494 | Jun 20, 2016 |
When I was a young 9 year old I started to read the books. I loved it allot and bought every book for years (eventualy I stopped because I was in the: I am to old for this fase). When I look back I still really like the books.
There are allot of people reading the books after seing the serie on TV and I think it is a shame. Don't take me wrong, the series is not bad at all and very amusing but if I needed to choose I'd still choose the books over the series.

In short: Me like ( )
  Mybookfile | Mar 15, 2016 |
I've never made a review for a book that I read in the past, but I'm going to make an exception for this book (and the prolific series that it spawned).

I read these when I was maybe twelve or thirteen years old and fell in love with every book. I rode horses for a few years, never really got into that horse-obsession phase that some people have, but I sure as hell did love these books. They were innocent and engrossing, perfect small books to get a tween or early teen to read, and I went through them on a book-per-day basis. Although I can't remember names or plotlines now, I remember loving with all of my heart these books, all of their characters, and all of the horses. ( )
  Proustitutes | Jun 11, 2015 |
In 2007, Heartland was adapted into a television series which began airing on CBC in Canada
On Heartland, a farm in Virginia, abused or neglected horses are healed by Amy’s mother-a talented and gifted horse trainer. However, everything changed when Army’s mother died while trying to save a stallion from a thunderstorm. Lou, Amy’s elder sister, had to leave her job in New York and come back to Heartland to help, but her views are different from that of Amy’s. As Amy is struggling to deal with the sorrow of losing her mother and bettering the relation between Lou and her, she must work hard to keep Heartland going using her horse whispering talent that she inherited from her mother.
This book is recommended for readers 9 years old and up. ( )
  hongmei_qiu | Dec 4, 2012 |
Showing 1-5 of 7 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
First words
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English


Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0439130204, Paperback)

Heartland is a horse farm with the special mission of healing abused or neglected horses and finding them new homes. Fifteen-year-old Amy works alongside her talented mother, a gifted horse trainer who uses techniques similar to those of the trainer in The Horse Whisperer. While rescuing an abandoned stallion in a thunderstorm, Amy's mother is killed when a falling tree hits their car, and everything at Heartland--and everything in Amy's life--is thrown into turmoil. Amy's older sister, Lou, leaves her job to come to Heartland to help, and Amy begins to cope with the new circumstances of her life, relying on her work with her beloved horses to help her face the future without her mom.

Fans of the Saddle Club, Pine Hollow, and Thoroughbred series of horse novels will enjoy this sensitively told story that combines lots of authentic horse-farm details with Amy's challenges in dealing with her bossy older sister and her mom's sudden death. The story of Heartland is continued in After the Storm. (Ages 8 to 12) --Marcie Bovetz

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:07:48 -0400)

(see all 3 descriptions)

The daughter of a respected horse healer, 14 year-old Amy has a powerful connection with horses. With her mother's help, she is developing her skills as a horse whisperer while tending to the animals at Heartland, a refuge for horses that have been emotionally or physically traumatized. But when her mother is killed in a tragic trailer accident, Amy realizes she will never see her world the same way again.… (more)

(summary from another edition)

» see all 2 descriptions

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
133 avail.
10 wanted

Popular covers


Average: (3.91)
1 1
2 3
3 15
3.5 4
4 21
4.5 2
5 19

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 116,226,632 books! | Top bar: Always visible