The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

"There was a girl in the village who loved horses... She led the horses to drink at the river. She spoke softly and they followed. People noticed that she understood horses in a special way."

And so begins the story of a young Native American girl devoted to the care of her tribe's horses. With simple text and brilliant illustrations. Paul Goble tells how she eventually becomes one of them to forever run free.

"For most people, being swept away in a horse stampede during a raging thunderstorm would be a terrifying disaster. For the young Native American girl in Paul Goble's 1979 Caldecott-winning masterpiece, The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses, it is a blessing....With brilliant, stylized illustrations and simple text, Paul Goble tells the story of a young woman who follows her heart, and the family that respects and accepts her uniqueness." -- Emilie Coulter, Amazon.com Reviews

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Recommended Age 5 - 9
Author Paul Goble
Illustrator Paul Goble
ISBN 0689716966
Publication Date Mar 31, 1993
Publisher Aladdin
Award Winners Caldecott Medal
Language English