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Free as the Wind

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2.5 out of 5
Based on 4 Ratings and 1 Reviews

Book Description


In the 1960s, the wild horses of Sable Island in Nova Scotia were to be sold and auctioned off, many of them to be slaughtered for dog meat. School children from across Canada wrote to the Prime Minister pleading with him to have the horses returned and to save them from certain death. This fictional account follows young Lucas Beauregard, son of the retiring superintendent of Sable Isla... More
Book Information
PublisherRed Deer Press
BindingPaperback (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages32
ISBN-100889954461
ISBN-13978-0889954465
Publication Date12/01/2010
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About Jamie Bastedo (Author) : Jamie Bastedo is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Jamie Bastedo include Free as the Wind: Saving the Horses of Sable Island, On Thin Ice, ... more
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About Susan Tooke (Illustrator) : Recently I won the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration for my paintings in Up Home. Up Home was also awarded the Best Published Book Award (Atlantic Book Awards, 2009) I ... more
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5/16/2008 Susan Tooke said: Free As the Wind is the winner of the Alberta Best Childrens Book Award for 2008
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