Gunner [electronic resource] : Hurricane Horse. Judy Andrekson.
- ISBN: 9781770492271 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Tundra Books, 2010.
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|Summary, etc.:|| Each book in the True Horse Stories focuses on a contemporary horse from a different part of the world, and each animal is, in his or her own way, a hero.PBJ Decks Smokin Gun (Gunner) is an American Paint Horse, one of the many of Heather Lott Goodwin's herd, and a valuable show animal that won the World Championship Paint Horse title. When Hurricane Katrina passed over the Goodwin property, it took with it the fences, the cattle, and several horses. Heather and her family lived in their horse trailer for six weeks and considered themselves lucky to have safe, comfortable shelter. After the storm, they searched for the animals and recovered many of them. But three months passed before they located Gunner, a hundred miles away. They were told he was in terrible shape and should be put down. Nevertheless, Heather drove on washed-out roads to bring him home, starving, dehydrated, and blind in one eye. With the help of a vet and her mother, she nursed him back to health....
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 6
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
6.7 ATOS Level
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