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Anna Sewell's Black Beauty: A Graphic Novel
by June Brigman Details
A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters. Presented in comic book format.
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Puffin Graphics
Farm Boy: the sequel to War Horse
by Michael Morpurgo Details
For years Joey was a war horse, pulling ambulance carts and artillery through the battlefields of World War I. Finally he returned to Albert and the farm. Now, decades later, Albert's son loves to tell his own grandson stories about the remarkable horse, including its feats in the war and of the time the family risked everything betting that Joey could win a daring race.
Free as the wind: saving the horses of Sable Island
by Jamie Bastedo Details
When the wild horses of Sable Island in Nova Scotia are rounded up and sold to make dog food, a young boy is determined to save them, so he writes a letter to the Prime Minister, in a story based on a true episode in Canada's history
Gabriel's horses
by Alison Hart Details
In Kentucky, during the Civil War, the twelve-year-old slave Gabriel, contends with a cruel new horse trainer and skirmishes with Confederate soldiers as he pursues his dream of becoming a jockey.
Meet Kaya: an American girl
by Janet Beeler Shaw Details
In 1764, when Kaya and her family reunite with other Nez Perce Indians to fish for the red salmon, she learns that bragging, even about her swift horse, can lead to trouble. Includes historical notes on the Nez Perce Indians.
Moon shadow
by Chris Platt Details
Thirteen-year-old Callie is determined to save and raise a beautiful but sickly mustang foal after the filly is orphaned in a Nevada desert round-up
Paint the wind
by Pam Muñoz. Ryan Details
After her overprotective grandmother has a stroke, Maya, an orphan, leaves her extremely restricted life in California to stay with her mother's family on a remote Wyoming ranch, where she discovers a love of horses and encounters a wild mare that her mother once rode
Wild Blue: the story of a Mustang Appaloosa
by Annie. Wedekind Details
A wild blue roan Appaloosa filly from a mustang habitat in the Idaho wilderness is captured by the world of men, putting her life in danger--and the freedom of a hidden, secret herd.
Wild horses
by Jenny Oldfield Details
After moving from the city out to the horse ranch with her family, Kirstie Scott leads a pony trek through Miner's Ridge when a sudden storm causes a landslide. Trapped alone in Dead Man's Canyon with a herd of wild horses whose leader--a proud, black stallion--has been hurt by falling rocks, she must find a way out and help the injured stallion.
Updated 04/03/2015
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