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Wind Rider (Laura Geringer Books)

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Fern dreams of riding on a wild horse's back, as fleet as the wind. She makes pets of small animals and watches the bison herds as they pound over the endless grasses of the steppe. Chafing at the inequality of being female, she longs for the freedom her twin brother enjoys to run free in the wilderness. One day in early spring, Fern secretly rescues a young horse mired in the bog, names her Thunder, and tames her enough to ride. But the people of her tribe are distrustful of her bond with nature. Is she a witch? Fern's future looks bleak until a silent man in a rival tribe, known only as The Nameless One, teaches her about patience—and love.

Susan Williams's lyrical prose makes this journey to prehistoric western Asia at once inspiring and heart wrenching.

About the Author

Susan Williams writes stories for young readers because "when I was a kid, books meant everything to me." She loves visiting schools and libraries to talk about writing and to run writers' workshops. Susan Williams lives with her husband, two daughters, and many pets in the wilds of western New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060872380
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Subject:
Animals - Horses
Author:
Williams, Susan
Author:
by Susan Williams
Subject:
Historical - Asia
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Sex role
Subject:
Prehistoric peoples
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Laura Geringer Books
Publication Date:
20080923
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.43x5.28x.68 in. .47 lbs.
Age Level:
from 10

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