The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

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Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books, Feb 1, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
258 Reviews
Goble's Caldecott Medal-winning book tells the story of a young Native American girl who is devoted to the care of her tribe's horses. With simple text and brilliant illustrations, Goble reveals how she eventually becomes one of them to forever run free.

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Gives insight to Native American culture. - LibraryThing
I love Paul Goble's illustrations. - LibraryThing
This story has beautiful illustrations. - LibraryThing
I thought that the illustrations was done well. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - Barbara - Goodreads

Winner of the 1979 Caldecott Medal, this beautifully illustrated picture book relates the story of the special bond between a Native American girl and the horses that live nearby. A storm frightens ... Read full review

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Read 5/19/15 Story about a girl who loved living with wild horses and eventually becomes one Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Paul Goble has received wide acclaim for his magnificent books, including "Buffalo Woman, Dream Wolf, Her Seven Brothers, " and the winner of the 1979 Caldecott Medal, "The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses." Commenting on his work in "Beyond the Ridge, ""Horn Book Magazine" said, "striking elements synthesize the graphics with the narrative and spiritual aspects of the text." The "New York Times Book Review" noted that his technique is "a marriage of authentic design and contemporary artistry, and it succeeds beautifully."

Paul Goble's most recent book for Bradbury Press, "I Sing for the Animals, " was called "a lovely, small book that movingly conveys profound belief in the goodness of creation" by "Kirkus Reviews, " and "School Library Journal" said it "fits as easily in the hand as Goble's meditations about the natural world do in the heart.

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