Misty of Chincoteague

Book review by Frances ORoark Dowell, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

A must for every horse lover's library.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 9+

Great book to read

Loved it as a child and recommend to all to read it.

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age 7+

Well-written prose, great characters, pony mystique

I read this out-loud to my seven year old. She loved it and found the story engrossing and the characters relatable. She wants to read more Marguerite Henri books now. I liked the portrayal of the positive sibling relationship between the brother and sister and how industriously they worked toward their goal of buying the horse. They also handled disappointment with a lot of grace. Their are some good discussion points as to when "interfering" with nature is a good thing and when wild things should be left to the wild.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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