Brown Sunshine of Sawdust Valley by Marguerite Henry

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One of the most beloved of all children’s book writers tells the story of a seemingly worn-out mare, owned by Molly’s family, who is carrying a secret: a baby mule! Young Molly thinks the new creature is the most beautiful thing she’s ever seen. She calls him Brown Sunshine of Sawdust Valley, and as the years go by, Molly discovers that, just like his mother, her mule is full of wonderful surprises.
 

About Marguerite Henry

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Marguerite Henry is the beloved author of such classic horse stories as King of the Wind, Misty of Chincoteague, and Stormy: Misty's Foal, all of which are available in Aladdin paperback editions.
 
Published December 18, 2012 by Aladdin. 116 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Molly wants a horse of her own, but money is tight in the Moore household, making it unlikely that she'll ever realize her dream.

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In addition to its predictable plotting, Henry's story suffers from hackneyed characterization (the relentlessly teasing bad boy ends up, in Molly's view, ""looking taller and wiser, and more wonderful to me"");

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