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The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

Written & illustrated by Paul Goble
Published by Aladdin Books
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Mar 28, 1978
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“There was a girl in the village who loved horses… She led the horses to drink at the river. She spoke softly and they followed. People noticed that she understood horses in a special way.” And so begins the story of a young Native American girl devoted to the care of her tribe’s horses. With simple text and brilliant illustrations. Paul Goble tells how she eventually becomes one of them to forever run free.

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Who Wrote The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

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Paul Goble

<b>Paul Goble</b> has received wide acclaim for his magnificent books, including <i>Buffalo Woman, Dream Wolf, Her Seven Brothers, </i> and the winner of the 1979 Caldecott Medal, <i>The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses.</i> Commenting on his work in <i>Beyond the Ridge, </i> <i>Horn Book Magazine</i> said, “striking elements synthesize the graphics with the narrative and spiritual aspects of the text.” The <i>New York Times Book Review</i> noted that his technique is “a marriage of authentic design and contemporary artistry, and it succeeds beautifully.” Paul Goble’s most recent book for Bradbury Press, <i>I Sing for the Animals, </i> was called “a lovely, small book that movingly conveys profound belief in the goodness of creation” by <i>Kirkus Reviews, </i> and <i>School Library Journal</i> said it “fits as easily in the hand as Goble’s meditations about the natural world do in the heart.”

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780689716966
Publication Date:
March 28, 1978
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
92029560
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
26399204
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0689716966
ATOS® Book Level:
4.09
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
5221
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
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