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A Horse Called Hero

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Exciting, moving WWII tale a gem; not only for horse lovers.

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A HORSE CALLED HERO is a gorgeous, epic tale. The poetic language takes the reader through every emotion, from excitement and joy to fear and heartbreak. There's exciting action and danger, gut-wrenching loss, joy, and triumph -- all handled with a deft, expert touch that never becomes overwrought.

Wolfie and Dodo are a compelling brother-and-sister team. The narration weaves seamlessly between their points of view, and readers will admire the way they cope with everything life throws their way. Not only for horse lovers or World War II buffs, this beautiful story has an unflinching emotional range that brings a unique time and place in history to life. It's sure to become a beloved favorite of everyone lucky enough to read it.

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