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Misty of Chincoteague
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About The Book
Marguerite Henry’s beloved story of a wild horse’s gentle colt—winner of a Newbery Honor!
On the island of Chincoteague, off the coasts of Virginia and Maryland, lives a centuries-old band of wild ponies. Among them is the most mysterious of all, Phantom, a rarely-seen mare that eludes all efforts to capture her—that is, until a young boy and girl lay eyes on her and determine that they can’t live without her.
The frenzied roundup that follows on the next Pony Penning Day does indeed bring Phantom into their lives, in a way they never would have suspected. Phantom would forever be a creature of the wild. But her gentle, loyal colt Misty is another story altogether...
About The Reader
Edward Herrmann's films include Nixon, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Annie, and The Aviator. On television's Gilmore Girls he starred as the patriarch, Richard Gilmore. He has also appeared on The Good Wife, Law & Order, 30 Rock, Grey's Anatomy, and Oz. He earned an Emmy Award for The Practice, and remains well-known for his Emmy-nominated portrayals of FDR in Eleanor and Franklin and Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years. On Broadway, he won a Tony Award for his performance in Mrs. Warren's Profession.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio (October 7, 2008)
- Length: 2 disks
- Runtime: 2 hours and 30 minutes
- ISBN13: 9780743572507
- Ages: 9 - 12
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"A thrilling and long-to-be remembered tale." -- San Fransisco Chronicle
Awards and Honors
- ALA Newbery Honor Book
- NAPPA Honors Award Winner
- Lewis Carroll Shelf Award
- Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner
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