The Bandicoot 100 is coming up, and Sarah Piper and her horse Icicle are registered for the race. But Sarah’s mother has recently died, leaving Sarah without a riding partner. Adjusting to a new home with Uncle Joe and far from her friends, Sarah realizes that endurance is not something she needs just for the race. She needs it for life. Teen girls will enjoy this fresh, upbeat story of a girl facing her grief and finding strength to follow her dream.