War Horse (Hardcover)

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A powerful tale of war, redemption, and a hero's journey.

In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he char...

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Michael Morpurgo, former Children's Laureate of Britain, is the author of War Horse, called Superb" by the New York Times Book Review, and now a major motion picture. His other prize-winning books include Kensuke's Kingdom, Private Peaceful, and The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. Michael lives in Devon, England, with his wife, Clare. Together, they founded the charity Farms for City Children, which gives children from urban areas an opportunity to spend a week working on a farm in the countryside. You can find out more about him and his books at michaelmorpurgo.org.
A powerful tale of war, redemption, and a hero's journey.

In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward the enemy, witnessing the horror of the battles in France. But even in the desolation of the trenches, Joey's courage touches the soldiers around him and he is able to find warmth and hope. But his heart aches for Albert, the farmer's son he left behind. Will he ever see his true master again?

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Dimensions 9.3x6.7x1.1
ISBN 9780439796637
Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Military & Wars
Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
Format Hardcover
Pages 165
Publisher Date 2007-04-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Scholastic Pr
Copyright Year 1982
Height 8.5 in
Wdth 5.75 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.7 lb
Language English
Edition Detail Reissue
Audience Children/juvenile
Authors Morpurgo, Michael

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  • War Horse

    This book was so good I had a hard time putting it down.I wanted to finish it in one one but,couldn't as,I have to work.I would recommend it to everyone.It's a good resd.

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  • Book

    Great book - easy read. Looking forward to seeing Steven Speilburg's rendition of the story on the big screen.

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  • War Horse

    This book so reminded me of Black Beauty but only in the way that the story is told by a horse. I've read it twice and even the second time around I found I couldn't put it down. I bought a copy of this for a horse youth group in our area.

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