This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! Sisters Tori and Miranda are practicing to compete in a horse show. Miranda wants to do showmanship, and Tori wants to try barrel-racing. The girls also make costumes to wear for the show! Ashley, a mean girl who boards her pony at Gran's ranch, is competing, too. And she has a brand-new outfit. Ashley brags that she will win a blue ribbon--t them. Do Tori and Miranda have what it takes to win?
D.L. Green is the author of the children's book series Zeke Meeks and Supernatural Rubber Chicken. She has also published five young adult novels with Penguin. She lives in Southern California and used to work as a lawyer. She loves giving writing workshops and talks at schools, libraries, and conferences for students, teachers, and writers. Emily Wallis is an illustrator based in Brighton, UK. Her work is traditionally hand-drawn, either with watercolor and pencil, or pen and ink. Emily earned an MA in Sequential Design and Illustration from the University of Brighton. SILVER PONY RANCH is the first early chapter book series she has illustrated.