Horse Diaries #5: Golden Sun

by Horse Diaries

Other authorsRuth Sanderson (Illustrator), Whitney Sanderson (Author)
Paperback, 2010

Status

Available

Local notes

PB Hor

Publication

Random House Books for Young Readers (2010), Edition: 1, 140 pages. $7.99.

Description

Follows Golden Sun, an Appaloosa horse, through several seasons as Little Turtle, a Nez Perce boy, raises and trains him then takes him along on a vision quest in hopes of saving his friend Pale Moon from serious illness.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

140 p.; 5.5 inches

ISBN

0375861947 / 9780375861949

Barcode

980

User reviews

LibraryThing member Heather19
*spoilers*

This was an okay book. It was a little slow to start, and the "main conflict" didn't actually start until more then halfway through the book. But once Pale Moon got sick, and Little Turtle decided that he had to go on his vision quest to try to help Pale Moon, I started liking the plot a little more. Golden Sun helped Little Turtle on the vision quest, and was the one to find the plant that he needed to help Pale Moon. I also warmed up to the side story about Dancing Feathers, the rather wild and disobedient filly that Pale Moon slowly tames. I like that Golden Sun helped Dancing Feather and tried to show her that being with the tribe was a good thing.… (more)

Lexile

930L

Pages

140

Rating

(7 ratings; 4.1)
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