Horse Heroes is the nonfiction companion to Stallion by Starlight, featuring stories about famous horses and other facts for the horse-obsessed. Most recommend reading it second. Truth be told, I know this tale better from the movie , starring Elizabeth Taylor, than the book itself. Every aspiring horse-lover should know by heart the great underdog tale of the Thoroughbred racehorse, Seabiscuit — and his race for the ages against War Admiral. Flicka is a chestnut filly who transforms the life of one 9-year-old boy named Ken, who lives with his stern father and their family on a ranch in Wyoming in this novel.
They continue their tales in two sequels, Thunderhead and Green Grass of Wyoming. Joey is separated from his first master, a young farm boy Albert, and witnesses the horrors of war before the two are reunited. Steven Spielberg released a movie based on the book in Charlotte Parkhurst is a tomboy, raised in an orphanage for boys, who has a way with horses.
This piece of historical fiction is based on the true story of Charlotte Parkhurst, who was the first woman to vote in the state of California. Winner of the Newbery Medal, Smoky the Cowhorse follows the life of Smoky, from the range to the ranch to the rodeo. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell Amazon. Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry Amazon.
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War Horse by Michael Morpurgo Amazon. Smoky the Cowhorse by Will James Amazon. That night, Emma gazes at the sky and wonders why Jane is so mean. A white light streaks across the sky. The magical Duchess of the Stars appears and entrusts Emma with Starfire, a buckskin colt—the offspring of the Star Horses who rule the stars and the sun. With Starfire by her side, Emma gains the confidence to stand up to her bully.
Roan, speckled, dappled, gray — how many different horses are playing on these pages? A new novelty delight from renowned pop-up master Robert Sabuda. Watch with awe as majestic horses leap off the page when you open this stunning full-color pop-up book. Glorious images of horses grazing, prancing, and galloping in an idyllic farm setting are inspired by everyday scenes in rural America as well as by the real Ten Horse Farm now an art studio owned by artist and designer Robert Sabuda in upstate New York. This 3-D gem will draw horse enthusiasts of all ages.
Zeus and the Olympians are tasked with finding a magical horse in this Heroes in Training adventure. When Zeus meets a young boy named Hermes, he claims to have their next quest from Pythia, the Oracle at Delphi. But he wants something for the information: Zeus must hand over the winged sandals he took from Perseus after their last battle.
Could those sandals be another magical object? Clip Clop - B is for Bookworm - This simple read is about a horse who takes his animal friends for a ride, and they just want to go faster. The Whole Sky - When a devastating sickness spreads through a thoroughbred farm community, a young horse whisperer is determined to find out why all the foals are dying in this tightly woven, tender coming-of-age novel from award-winning author Heather Henson.
But this spring, something awful is happening…foal after foal is a stillborn, and no one knows why. And worse for Sky, who lost her mother only months earlier, her most beloved horse is about to have her first foal.
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In agony, Sky takes it upon herself to figure out what the vets are missing, and stop it before even more foals are lost. That is, until one fateful day when Lucky, her father, and her aunt leave their neat-and-tidy city life and travel to their new home out west-the Wild West. At first Lucky is excited, but during the long train ride to her new hometown of Miradero, she begins to worry.
How can she possibly fit in? Anxious about the future, Lucky looks out the train window and sees a majestic wild stallion. When their eyes meet, she senses a connection. With each other to lean on, will these two free spirits be able to find a home together? Simultaneous eBook. Billy and his loyal pony Blaze head west together in another exciting adventure from C. When their new friend Jim is unable to tame the wild horse Thunderbolt, Billy and Blaze want to help.
Fast and elusive, Thunderbolt is not easy to befriend. But with their kind and gentle approach, Billy and Blaze may succeed where the other cowboys have failed. Blaze and Thunderbolt is part of the classic Billy and Blaze series. Thoughtful drawings and easy-to-read words capture the warmth and understanding shared by a boy and his horse.
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Twelve-year-old Mary was disabled at the age of four by the same virus that took the life of her mother. A talented artist, she spends her days on a blanket in the grass sketching the horses at the farm next door. She falls in love with one of the foals and is outraged to learn the filly is considered worthless as it was born lame. Mary befriends and enlists the help of twelve-year-old Laura, whose family owns the horse farm. The girls conspire to raise money to save her, but time is running out. Sadly, it appears the expensive surgery the foal needs has little chance to correct her problem anyway.
Will she lose everything in her struggle to save the foal? In book seven of the Tales of Sasha series, Sasha, Wyatt, and Kimani travel to the royal island of flying horses! Sasha, Kimani, and Wyatt are flying to the island of royal flying horses where the King and Queen are waiting to meet Sasha! The journey is going well until a powerful storm forces them to take shelter on a small island until the next morning. But the King and Queen have to leave the royal island in a few hours, and the trio is off course and without their map!
Will Sasha find a way to get to the island before the King and Queen leave? Two girls divided by time, united by their love for some very special horses — an epic Caribbean adventure! Yet from that moment on the strongest connection grows between them, and she begins to uncover an incredible history. For centuries ago, Felipa and her horse, Cara Blanca, were running for their lives.
Based on the extraordinary true story of the Abaco Barb, a real-life mystery that has remained unsolved for over five hundred years. Tales of Sasha 8: Showtime! Sasha has never planned a big party before, and there are so many details! Will she find a way to pull this party off?
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Tales of Sasha A Mystery Message - In book ten of the Tales of Sasha series, Sasha must solve a riddle to discover the contents of a special message! But in order to open it, Sasha must first solve a riddle, which requires her to find the petals of rare and different colored flowers. Will Sasha be able to solve the puzzle to reveal what the mystery message is all about?
Dream of Night - Untamable. Once full of promise and life, now a fiery knot of resentment and detachment. This is the story of Dream of Night, an injured and abused racehorse. And as the three of them become an unlikely family, they recognize their similarities in order to heal their pasts—but not before one last tragedy threatens to take everything away.
Can Sasha come up with a way to take Wyatt with her? Demon is getting used to his role as the official Beast Keeper to the gods on Mount Olympus. The gods are getting used to him, too—until Helios and Poseidon decide to involve him in a feud! The two gods are planning a race to see which of their steeds are the fastest. In book nine of the Tales of Sasha series, Sasha has to figure out what to do when the recorded history of the flying horses disappears! The History Day celebration is coming up in Crystal Cove, and Sasha has to pick her favorite story to read aloud.
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But when she unrolls the magical fabrics with the flying horse history on them, she discovers that all the words have disappeared! Can Sasha figure out what happened and find a way to return the stories to the fabrics in time for the celebration? Enter a land of magical ponies in this chapter book series that features illustrations throughout and comes with a collectible charm! The enchanted island of Chevalia, where ponies rule, has finally had its magic restored, thanks to human Pippa and pony Princess Stardust. Her task complete, Pippa has returned to our world. Pippa rushes to Chevalia and teams up with her best friend, Princess Stardust, to track them down.
But when the search for the thief starts to make Stardust suspicious of her own friends and family, Pippa realizes that listening to and helping others might be more important than the missing decorations. Can the friends come together to return the true spirit to the holiday? She spoke softly and they followed. People noticed that she understood horses in a special way. With simple text and brilliant illustrations. Paul Goble tells how she eventually becomes one of them to forever run free.
Fritz and the Beautiful Horses - Fritz was not beautiful. But Fritz was dependable and hard-working.