Girl Who Loved Wild Horses (richard Jackson Books (atheneum Hardcover))
- Number of Pages: 32
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
A Plains Indian girl is lost inside the mountains in the course of a storm. --The Horn Book. Caldecott Medal; ALA Notable Children's Book. Full-color illustrations. ". A wild stallion becomes her friend and she decides to ride free utilizing the herd even right after she is situated. Storytelling and art express the harmony with and the really like of nature which characterize Native American culture ".
For most people, being swept away inside a horse stampede throughout a raging thunderstorm would be a terrifying disaster. Although she loves her people, this girl has a much deeper, nearly sacred connection to her equine close friends. The storm provides her the opportunity to fulfill her dream--to live inside a beautiful land among the wild horses she loves. For the young Native American girl in Paul Goble's 1979 Caldecott-winning masterpiece, The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses, it's a blessing.
With brilliant, stylized illustrations and straightforward text, Paul Goble tells the story of a young woman who follows her heart, and the loved ones members that respects and accepts her uniqueness. Considering how difficult it is for some communities to permit friendships to develop between individuals of diverse cultures, this village's assistance for the girl's companions of choice is admirable. (All ages) --Emilie Coulter Goble's bold paintings reflect this noble open-mindedness. The young horse fanatic inside the house will joyfully add this book to his or her collection. Young children are passionate people; they will relate.
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