The Winged Colt of Casa Mia

The Winged Colt of Casa Mia

by Betsy Byars

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Overview

The Winged Colt of Casa Mia by Betsy Byars

There’s no such thing as a colt with wings—is there?
When Charles arrives at his Uncle Coot’s Texas ranch from back East, he’s sure that books have taught him everything he needs to know about horses. He wants to prove he’s a cowboy just like his uncle, a retired movie stunt rider, who knows Charles is out of his element. But when a neighbor’s mare gives birth to a miraculous colt with wings, Charles and Coot realize that they both have much more to learn. They grow to love the colt, named Alado, or “Winged One.” Still, it’s no easy feat caring for a mythical creature, especially when it can fly. Can Charles and Coot protect Alado—and each other? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Betsy Byars including rare images from the author’s personal collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781480410657
Publisher: Open Road Media Teen & Tween
Publication date: 03/26/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Betsy Byars (b. 1928) is an award-winning American author of more than fifty children’s and young adult titles, including The Summer of the Swans (1970), which earned her the Newbery Medal. She has also received a National Book Award for The Night Swimmers (1980) and an Edgar Award for Wanted . . . Mud Blossom (1991). Byars began writing in college and submitted stories to magazines while raising four children. Her first novel, Clementine, was published in 1962, and in the decades since, she became one of America’s best-loved authors for young readers, with popular series including Bingo Brown and the Blossom Family stories. Byars and her husband, Ed, are both licensed aircraft pilots and live above their own private hangar on an airstrip in Seneca, South Carolina. 

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