What's the Most Beautiful Thing You Know about Horses? by Richard Van Camp

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On January's coldest day of the year in a small community in the Northwest Territories, a stranger to horses searches among family and friends for answers to an important question.
 

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Richard Van Camp is a proud member of the Dogrib (Tlicho) Nation from Fort Smith, NWT, Canada. A graduate of the En'owkin International School of Writing, the University of Victoria's Creative Writing BFA Program, and the Master's Degree in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia, Richard currently teaches Creative Writing for Aboriginal Students at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. Julie Flett studied fine arts at Concordia University in Montreal and Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver. She received the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize and was nominated for the Governor General's Award for Children's Literature for her book
 
Published September 1, 1998 by Children's Book Press (CA). 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Children's Books.

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Van Camp (A Man Called Raven, 1997, etc.) explains to readers how, on the day it was “so cold the snow is holding its breath,” he impishly posed a single question to friends and family: “What’s the most beautiful thing you know about horses?” Their answers form the basis for a meandering text tha...

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In this slim volume, Van Camp, a member of the Dogrib nation from Canada's Northwest Territories, asks the titular question of friends and family members to gain knowledge of horses. Addressing reader

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