Ponies, ponies, ponies
Jennie Brown Rawlins
Jennie Brown Rawlins (1910 -
Jennie Brown Rawlins’ son, Lane, served as President of three universities: Memphis, Washington State and North Texas, and created a scholarship in creative writing at the University of Washington State in her name after her death.
Finding the book: easy to find, but was not printed in the UK.
Links and sources
Terri A. Wear: Horse Stories, an Annotated Bibliography, Scarecrow Press, 1987
Biographical information from Don Matson, Jennie Brown Rawlins’ grandson
Biographical information, and information on the Jennie Brown Rawlins Scholarship in Creative Writing
Many thanks to Lisa Catz for the picture and information on the book.
Tame the Wild Wind
Avalon Books, New York, 1968, 191 pp
Neves, Idaho, 1990, revised paperback edition
Chris Collins, 16, stays at the Brown family farm for the summer. He is an, and has behavioural
problems. Jennie had been looking forward to a fun summer with Chris, Rosemary, and the horses.
But Chris does not want friends, and is withdrawn and unfriendly. Then a wild stallion is captured,
and Chris takes on the job of taming him. His relationship with the stallion has remarkable effects
on all of them. Then a flood and a resulting tragedy tests how much progress Chris has actually