Horse Diaries #5: Golden Sun

Horse Diaries #5: Golden Sun

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by Whitney Sanderson, Ruth Sanderson
     
 

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For anyone who has ever dreamed of hearing a horse’s story...

Oregon, 1790
Golden Sun is a chestnut snowflake Appaloosa. In summer, he treks through the mountains with his rider, a Nez Perce boy named Little Turtle, as he gathers healing plants. But when Little Turtle’s best friend falls ill, Golden Sun discovers his true calling. Here is Golden

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For anyone who has ever dreamed of hearing a horse’s story...

Oregon, 1790
Golden Sun is a chestnut snowflake Appaloosa. In summer, he treks through the mountains with his rider, a Nez Perce boy named Little Turtle, as he gathers healing plants. But when Little Turtle’s best friend falls ill, Golden Sun discovers his true calling. Here is Golden Sun’s story...in his own words.

With moving and knowledgeable text and lovely black and white art throughout—by a mother-daughter team of horse experts—this is the perfect fit for all lovers of horses and history!


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375893483
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
08/10/2010
Series:
Horse Diaries Series , #5
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
490,899
Lexile:
930L (what's this?)
File size:
5 MB
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Whitney Sanderson is the daughter of Horse Diaries illustrator Ruth Sanderson. Her family has owned horses since she was a child, and her bookshelves were always filled with horse stories. When she isn’t writing, she volunteers at a horse rescue and therapeutic riding center. She has an Appaloosa named Thor, who posed as the model for Golden Sun.

Ruth Sanderson grew up with a love for horses. She drew them constantly, and her first oil painting, at age fourteen, was a horse portrait.

Ruth has illustrated and retold many fairy tales and likes to feature horses in them whenever possible. Her book about a magical horse, The Golden Mare, the Firebird, and the Magic Ring, won the Texas Bluebonnet Award in 2003. She illustrated the first Black Stallion paperback covers and a number of chapter books about horses, most recently Summer Pony and Winter Pony by Jean Slaughter Doty.

To find out more about her adventures with horses and the research she did to create the illustrations in this book, visit her Web site, www.ruthsanderson.com.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Golden Sun (Horse Diaries Series #5) 4.2 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 49 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think that if maetoso petra was sooooooo good,this may be even better! So if anyone has something that has to do with book please tell me...besides i'm NOT a money waster! And to rpers please please stop! And nook friends please stay out of my beeswax!
Tracy Cox More than 1 year ago
This book makes you feel like you are the horse andare right there! This book will draw you in!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love horse diares. I can't think of a better horse novel!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read this book a long time agovad i loved it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
i think you should get the all the books.i love it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is realy great i love it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
(No time for rp, but I figure she can still stalk you lol) Blackfeather watched the couple with a distressed piar of blue eyes. She hadn't been around, but she knew from others stories how happy the two had once been. Blackfeather still was drawn to Goldenstripe, despite the fact he'd killed her, but she wanted him to be happy. Softly the black shecat took herself to the golden toms dreams, where she sat before him and smiled. "Goldenstripe, you need not be afraid anymore. I will promise you that Shadowstar will be kept far away from you and those you love, if you return home and have confidence in yourself. You are a good cat, no matter what Shadowstar has done, and your strong enough to fight against whatever darkness he might have tried to implant in you. Lilywolf doesn't want a life without you. After all you've done, she still loves you, and leaving isn't the way to repay her." With a slight dip of her head, she vanished. Blackfeather next traveled to Lilywolf, an encouraging smile her greeting. "The sun must always return to warm the delicate lilies, for it was created to do so. It will rise and shine brighter than any time before, replacing the night sky of velvet stars with hesitant golden light. The last few stars will fall, and then the skies will change." Dipping her head, Blackfeather returned home, hoping she'd helped as much as she could. ~Blackfeather
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have never had a book like this! Its so awesome!!!! The thing thats awesome about this book is that it has pictures and stuff but i like it better without pictures but it doesnt matter
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is about a indian horse tjat was in a indian tribe for his whole life. No i did not bye it i have th book that has pages like a hard covor book and stuf like thos tablet is just for reserch. Bit this book is sooooooooooooooooooo awsome
Anonymous 8 months ago
This is Golden Sun peeps do not go on about something else
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Pads in. "I am looking for an active Clan. Please report to me at sun result five. She leaps of a branch and raced torwards the mountains heading for sun result five.
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Yawns
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The little kit shivers.
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