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Coal black horse / Robert Olmstead.

Olmstead, Robert. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781565126343 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2008.

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Summary, etc.: When Robey Childs's mother has a premonition about her husband, a soldier fighting in the Civil War, she does the unthinkable: she sends her only child to find his father on the battlefield and bring him home.At fourteen, wearing the coat his mother sewed to ensure his safety-blue on one side, gray on the other- Robey thinks he's off on a great adventure. But not far from home, his horse falters and he realizes the enormity of his task. It takes the gift of a powerful and noble coal black horse to show him how to undertake the most important journey of his life: with boldness, bravery, and self-posession.Coal Black Horse joins the pantheon of great war novels-All Quiet on the Western Front, The Red Badge of Courage, The Naked and the Dead.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 5
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
6.7 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Algonquin Books, 2008. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1077 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2060 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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