Parents' Guide to

War Horse

By Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Moving story of a horse and boy has anti-war message.

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age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 12+

age 15+

Awesome! I Recommend it!!! :3

I absolutely LOVE this book! I recommend it to families. I am in 8th and when I heard I was doing this for homework, I was glad! It's not boring at all. Is what other kids think, but they just don't understand. The book is based off a True Story! I don't see why you would say its "boring" and "a waste of time"? I'm a animal lover so of course I would read it. I hope everyone can understand the book, and the main part of it. Enjoy the book if you read it! (Insta: alphal3ader101)

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (15 ):

War Horse holds special appeal for horse lovers, who will care deeply about Joey's plight as he is pushed and pulled between the humans fighting World War I. The novel offers a unique perspective on the hardships endured by war horses, and the emotional and physical needs of horses in general. Because the novel is offered from a horse's point of view, however, human relationships within the book are less satisfying.

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