Set on the Island of Oʻahu, third story in the American Horse Tale series follows the story of a young girl and her horse as she vies to become a state rodeo champion.

Starley is a young girl living in Hawaii who dreams of the being the best rodeo rider in the state. With the encouragement of her friends Liko and Heidi and the devotion of her talented chestnut mare, Sunshine, she just might have what it takes to win. North Shore is part of a series of books written by several authors highlighting the unique relationships between young girls and their horses.