FREE READ × Gabriel's Horses

Gabriel's Horses

FREE READ Gabriel's Horses

Ar routine of daily life on the farm One Arm Dan Parmer and his band of Confederate raiders are threatening area farms and stealing horses When Gabriel's father enlists in a Colored Battalion to help the Union Army and earn enough money to purchase freedom for his wife and son Gabriel is both proud and worried But the absence of his father brings the arrival of Mr Newcastle a white horse trainer with harsh cruel methods for handling horsesand people Now it is up to Gabriel to protect the horses he lov. A student gave this book to me as a going away present and it was uiet good It was well written and had excitement as well as historical accuracy Granted it's a young adult read so everything is okay at the end but it also plays around with what ualifies as a good guy and a bad guy and what freedom really is and how it's acted out A great read

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Es from Mr Newcastle and keep them safely out of the clutches of One Arm Dan and his men Author Alison Hart mines the complex relationships between white and black slave and master Unionist and Confederate and old and young in this gripping work of historical fiction Young readers will experience the danger and drama of a time when war split the country and human beings were segregated into the owners and the owned based on the color of their skin Background historical material and photos are included. My son loved this book We used it as a read aloud book for school Historically accurate and yet a very entertaining read He wants to read the remaining two books of the trilogy now Nestlé Desserts les 200 meilleures recettes keep them safely out of the clutches of One Arm Dan and his men Author Alison Hart mines the complex relationships between white and black slave and master Unionist and Confederate and old and young in this gripping work of historical fiction Young readers will experience the danger and drama of a time when war split the country and human beings were segregated into the owners and the owned based on the color of their skin Background historical material and photos are included. My son loved this book We used it as a read aloud book for school Historically accurate and yet a very entertaining read He wants to read the remaining two books of the trilogy now

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In the first book of this engrossing middle grade trilogy set during the Civil War a young Kentucky slave dares to pursue his dream of becoming a jockey The year is 1864 and twelve year old Gabriel hopes to one day become a famous jockey Although he is a the son of a free black father and a slave mother making him a slave as well he loves to help his father one of the best horse trainers in Kentucky care for the thoroughbred racehorses on Master Giles's farm But the violence of war disrupts the famili. Great read aloud for a 'mature' 5th grade class It was slow going at first but turned out to be a great read Suspense horses civil war just about every kid had a connection About a third of the way through the class was begging me not to stop reading and now they are hounding the librarian to order the rest of the seriesPS Texas Bluebonnet nominee Chocolat cru kid had a connection About a third of the way through the class was begging me not to stop reading and now they are hounding the librarian to order the rest of the seriesPS Texas Bluebonnet nominee