Red River Stallion by Troon Harrison

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When her mother dies, Rose is left feeling completely alone in the world, but the promise of a new friendship arrives on an English ship. Fireway, a red stallion, has made the long trip to North America and Rose falls in love with his beauty instantly. The horse is headed on a westward expedition to the Red River Valley-the same place where Rose's father is rumored to be. Together, Rose and Fireaway make the journey. But bear attacks, roaring rapids, and other adventures are waiting at every turn. Set in 1800s Canada, this novel pairs the historical adventure of Dear America with the allure of all things equestrian in a package that's sure to please young readers.

About Troon Harrison

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TROON HARRISON is an internationally published, award winning author, an editor, and a teacher. Born in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Troon was raised mainly in Cornwall, England. She holds degrees in sociology, primary education, and English literature.Author location: Canada
Published February 12, 2013 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens. 353 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, History, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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The creature is a stallion whose white mistress—the first white woman Amelia has ever seen—is bound for none other than the Red River.

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Harrison’s tale of a 14-year-old Native American girl’s search for her father on the North American frontier after her mother dies is beautifully written, at times reminiscent of Scott O’Dell.

Dec 17 2012 | Read Full Review of Red River Stallion

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