The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

Book - 1986
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A Plains Indian girl is lost in the mountains during a storm. A wild stallion becomes her friend and she decides to ride free with the herd even after she is found. . . . Storytelling and art express the harmony with and the love of nature which characterize Native American culture.--The Horn Book. Caldecott Medal; ALA Notable Children's Book. Full-color illustrations.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Macmillan, 1986
ISBN: 9780689710827
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill.


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Nov 11, 2017

I loved this story. If it is from a Native American tribe, I've never heard it before. It didn't matter if it was a legend, or just a story. The heroine is a true free spirit, a wild woman that runs with horses instead of wolves, but who is still good to her parents. I loved the art, too. Wish this book had been around when I was a kid, I'm certain it would have been one of my favourites. I am going to seek out everything by this author. I found it that satisfying.

Jan 06, 2015

A lovely story, but frustrating in its lack of historical details. The story seems to be based on a Plains tribe legend, but which tribe? Which legend?

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red_antelope_42 Jul 31, 2012

red_antelope_42 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over


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