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Spirit of Summerwood

by Vivien Gorham
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: horses, equestrian

A stand-alone follow-up to award-winning middle grade novel Touch of Gold, set at a horse camp with a mysterious past, featuring themes of allyship, friendship, and activism.

It's finally summer, and for twelve-year-old Aislinn, that means two sweet, uninterrupted weeks at her favourite place in the world — Summerwood Farm. At Summerwood's all-gi …

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Wiijibibamatoon Anangoonan/Runs with the Stars

by Darcy Whitecrow & Heather M. O'Connor, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko, translated by Kelvin Morrison
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, horses, multigenerational

As they await the birth of a new foal, a man teaches his grandchild about the Ojibwe Horses that used to roam the forests of northwestern Ontario. The horses once ran wild and free, but when Grandfather was a boy, they almost disappeared. Now he is the caretaker of his own small herd, keeping the breed alive for future generations and teaching his …

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Runs with the Stars

by Darcy Whitecrow & Heather M. O'Connor, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, horses, multigenerational

“Elders say they were always here. The horses were small, but strong.”
“Like me?”
“Like you.”

As they await the birth of a new foal, a man teaches his grandchild about the Ojibwe Horses that used to roam the forests of northwestern Ontario. The horses once ran wild and free, but when Grandfather was a boy, they almost disappeared. Now …

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At the Farm (stroller book with Velcro strap)

Clip-on Stroller Book

illustrated by Jonathan Miller, text by Marine Guion
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 4
  • Grade: p
tagged: farm animals, rabbits, horses, pigs

Clip-on stroller book for reading on the go!
Discover a variety of farm noises with this amusing little board book.
Little ones will have fun learning and repeating the sounds made by a rooster, a cow, a horse, a tractor and more!
The book features a Velcro strap for easy attachment to your stroller, activity mat or car seat.

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Midnight and Moon

by Kelly Cooper, illustrated by Daniel Miyares
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: friendship, horses, special needs

A girl who doesn't fit in befriends a blind horse who also struggles to find his place in the herd. A beautiful picture book that helps readers celebrate the qualities that challenge us and make us different.

Moon cannot see but he hears sounds that other horses ignore: the eggshell crack of a meadow lark hatching. The glide of a salamander into the …

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Slowpoke the Bell Island Mine Horse

by Heather Smith, by (artist) Genevieve Simms
edition: eBook
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p
tagged: horses, friendship, post-confederation (1867-), death & dying

A heartwarming picture book about an iron ore–mine horse and a timid young miner in Bell Island, Newfoundland, from award-winning author of Mr. Hirota’s Garden and The Agony of Bun O’Keefe 

Out in Conception Bay, on the northern Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland and Labrador, sits tiny Bell Island, a tight-knit community where iron ore has been …

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Cuckoo's Flight

by Wendy Orr
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: prehistory, greek & roman, special needs, horses

A new gripping Bronze Age story from Wendy Orr, internationally acclaimed author of Dragonfly Song and Swallow’s Dance

Clio can’t remember a time when she didn’t share a bond with the mare Grey Girl. On the whole island of Crete, she and her Trojan-born father are the only people who raise and ride horses—and she couldn’t live without it. …

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