Star Rise

Star Rise

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For the filly Estrella, nothing is more precious than freedom. She was born at sea, chattel to men sailing to the New World in search of gold. But Estrella and her herd escaped the conquerors and embarked on a journey across thousands of miles -- braving harsh terrains and fierce predators -- to a land where they can finally run wild. But now, an unforeseen danger threatens to destroy the pack. A boy with a special gift is lost in the wilderness, and only the horses can keep him alive. But to save the boy, the herd will have to abandon their quest, and risk galloping straight back into the hands-and harnesses- of their captors. And so, it's up to Estrella, the herd's unlikely leader, to make a life-changing decision. Should the horses accept the orphan boy as one of their own? How do you choose between freedom and friendship?
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Scholastic Press 2015.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780545397179
9780545397315
Branch Call Number: LAS
Characteristics: 190 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.

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anjulajoy
Apr 14, 2018

I haven't read this book yet, but I am really excited to! Kathryn Lasky has written a third series called Bears of Ice (Or is that the fourth?). I started reading that series, the Library has it. I just don't don't think anyone has noticed it. The wolves of the beyond are all awesome, and I am reading them for the second time, I don't remember most of them. I LOVE guardians of Ga'hoole, and wolves of the beyond. Next to Shannon Messenger, she is my favorite author.

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bookdragondoris
Jun 13, 2016

This is actually better than both other series. I love horses, but its not that. It just seems to make more sense and has more adventure.

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LegoRobloxguy
Apr 02, 2016

Compared to the other two series that Kathryn Lasky wrote, this is not so great. maybe because there is nothing special about these horses compared to the other series where there is something different about the animals then normal

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red_wolf_995
Jun 01, 2015

kelleykwoka
i agree some what.both the ga'hoole and byond are amazing but this one just seems to diffrent to me.

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LegoRobloxguy
Apr 02, 2016

LegoRobloxguy thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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red_wolf_995
Jun 01, 2015

red_wolf_995 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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violet_horse_1344 Jul 29, 2015

This is a really good book. Read the first on the escape to understand this one. Hold'on is blind but alive. There's a boy that is crippled and no one in his village liked him except for one lady. He's the only one the herd will let ride them. Hold'on can gallope and won't run into something because the boy rides him and are his eyes

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red_wolf_995
Jun 01, 2015

"who am i?" Tijo said "I wear the pelt of the trickster,but I am no trickster."----horses of the dawn:star rise

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