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War Horse - Michael Morpurgo
War Horse
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A powerful tale of war, redemption, and a hero's journey.In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward the enemy, witnessing the horror of the battles... show more
A powerful tale of war, redemption, and a hero's journey.In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward the enemy, witnessing the horror of the battles in France. But even in the desolation of the trenches, Joey's courage touches the soldiers around him and he is able to find warmth and hope. But his heart aches for Albert, the farmer's son he left behind. Will he ever see his true master again?
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780439796637 (0439796636)
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 165
Edition language: English
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Nemo @ The Moonlight Library
Nemo @ The Moonlight Library rated it
5.0 Audiobook: War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
SUMMARYJoey, a beautiful blood-red bay colt, is purchased at an auction out of spite and brought to be a farm horse. There, he develops a relationship with farm boy Albert, a bond that will last even when the two are separated for war. WORLDBUILDINGI’m not into war stories, but I’m less into WWII th...
Adventures Thru Wonderland
Adventures Thru Wonderland rated it
4.0 War Horse
A powerful read about a horse and his boy.
Just Another Reader
Just Another Reader rated it
4.0 War Horse
I've been interested in seeing the movie War Horse since I heard about it. Oh and about the cast: And for other reasons... I realized it was a book and picked it up as an audiobook. It's not a long audiobook, just over four hours. Since I had a lot of driving for work I ended up finishing it ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 War Horse
bookshelves: wwi, kiddlewinks, play-dramatisation, published-1982, autumn-2010, war, young-adult Recommended for: BBC7 listeners Read on November 14, 2010 http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/...First World War tale of a boy's extraordinary bond with his horse. Stars Timothy Spall, Brenda Blet...
Stephanie's books and other things
Stephanie's books and other things rated it
5.0
I listened to this on audio and was listening to this while making my way to a ‘gig’ at Wooster College in Ohio, where I was to draw caricatures. Drawing caricatures for the public requires a certain amount of upbeat interaction, so it might not have been a good time to cry over Joey the War Horse....
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