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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 Illustrator
Wesley Dennis was best known for his illustrations in collaboration with author Marguerite Henry. They published sixteen books together.
- Publisher: Aladdin (December 26, 2006)
- Length: 176 pages
- ISBN13: 9781416927839
- Ages: 8 - 12
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Awards and Honors
- ALA Newbery Honor Book
- NAPPA Honors Award Winner
- Lewis Carroll Shelf Award
- Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner
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