Bell's Star (Paperback)
Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780375852046, 114pp.
Publication Date: March 24, 2009
Vermont, 1850s Bell's Star is a brown Morgan colt with a white star and two white stockings. He was bred for hard work, yet he longs to run free with his human friend, Katie, on his back. But when Star helps rescue a runaway slave girl, his ideas about freedom may change forever. Here is Star's story . . . in his own words. With exciting and knowledgeable text and lovely black-and-white art throughout--both by real horse owners--Horse Diaries are the perfect fit for all lovers of horses and history.
About the Author
Alison Hart has been horse crazy ever since she can remember. A teacher and author, she has written over 20 books for children, most of them about horses. Her novel Shadow Horse was nominated for an Edgar Award. Today, Alison still rides because--you guessed it--she's still horse crazy! She lives in Mt. Sidney, Virginia. Ruth Sanderson has illustrated books for children of all ages, including Summer Pony and Winter Pony. She lives with her family in Ware, Massachusetts, and her favorite hobby is horseback riding.