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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0439796636
ISBN-13: 9780439796637
Sku: 203129022
Publish Date: 4/1/2007
Pages:  165
Age Range:  12 to 16
 
Originally published in Great Britain in 1982, this moving story tells of thetruest of friendships in the worst of wars, as a horse is sold from his farm, taken from the gentle boy who was his master, to serve in the military duringWorld War I.
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Raised on a farm with his loving owner, Albert, Joey the horse finds his happy world coming to a sudden end when World War I breaks out, he is sold by Albert's father, and he is put to work on the battlefield--all the while hoping for an end to the misery and a loving reunion with the one person he loved the most.Raised on a farm with his loving owner, Albert, Joey the horse finds his happy world coming to a sudden end when World War I breaks out, he is sold by Albert's father, and he is put to work on the battlefield--all the while hoping for an end to the misery and a loving reunion with the one person he loved the most.
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The difficult and tragic experiences of warfare during World War I are told from the viewpoint of a horse named Joey in this moving middle grade novel. Lovingly raised and trained on a farm by Albert, the farmer's son, Joey is sold to the army and sent to the Western Front. There, missing Albert very much, he has a first-hand encounter with the horrors of war. What will become of him?

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"The historical details in this short book powerfully ground it in its moment, but a timeless question drives the story...." - Regina Marler 09/12/2010

Product Attributes

Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   08
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0165
Product attributePublisher:   Scholastic Press
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