The Black StallionBook - 1991
This book has been selected as a Common Core State Standards Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Stories) in Appendix B.
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Shipwrecked on a desert island, Alec Ramsey struggles to survive. Little by little, he makes friends with a wild horse, the Black Stallion. After his rescue, the story of Alec and the stallion continues for many exciting sequels on the other side of the world, in the United States.
wendybird Nov 20, 2009
Glad to see the cover art here is the one I remember from my childhood! I read every book with a horse even mentioned in the text as a kid, and this one is my 2nd fav. ("King of the Wind" is my fav.). And - while the description here is accurate, people who ride & love horses will... Read More »
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The Black Stallion was so good! I love the part where the Cyclone and Sun Raider and The Black Stallion race! You should read this book!
The Black Stallion is a book full of gripping drama, improbable friendships between animals and people, and dreams come true. When Alec is shipwrecked on a desert island, his only other companion from the sinking is an Arabian horse. Join Alec and the Black as they escape the island, return to New York, and become the unlikely winners of the race of a lifetime.
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