Books and Materials

The Black Stallion

 

THE BLACK STALLION - Walter Farley

A shipwreck leaves young Alec stranded on a deserted island with a wild stallion. Dependent on each other for survival, boy and horse learn to trust and love each other as they establish an amazing friendship that lasts a lifetime.

Pulled to a desert island by a wild black stallion he has freed during a shipwreck at sea, then rescued by a southbound freighter, a seventeen-year old boy befriends the horse, trains him by night, and rides him to victory in a match race.

Little Black, A Pony

 

LITTLE BLACK, A PONY

- Walter Farley

When a small boy graduates from his little pony to a big horse, the pony is sad until the time comes when he is able to do something the big horse cannot do.

Little Black Gies to the Circus

 

LITTLE BLACK GOES TO THE CIRCUS

- Walter Farley

Little Black, the pony, fails at the circus, but after his young master's encouragement, returns to become a popular success.

Little Black Gies to the Circus

 

LITTLE STORM

- Quinn and Lorie Fisher

A young boy deals with his Mom and Dad's divorce by spending time at Mr. Martin's farm. His life changes forever when he makes friends with a horse named Misty.

Download: epub.


 

Little Black Gies to the Circus

 

TICKET TO CURLEW

- Celia Barker Lottridge

It is 1915, and Sam Ferrier and his father arrive by train in Curlew, Alberta, to build a new home for the family. When they finally reach their parcel of land, Sam can see nothing but endless stretches of grassland and blue sky. It is nothing like their old home in Iowa, and he wonders why his restless father ever decided to bring the family to this lonely, barren land.


Little Black Gies to the Circus

 

LITTLE BLACK, A PONY

- Walter Farley (Navajo Translation)

When a small boy graduates from his little pony to a big horse, the pony is sad until the time comes when he is able to do something the big horse cannot do.

(By special request).


I Love to Read to the Horses

 

I CAN SEE SOX

- Pre-School reader

Always Mr. Personality, Sox loves people, particularly the ‘kids’ when they come to read to him. He captures the hearts of the Pre-School readers as they read their book, “I Can See Sox,” a book full of pictures of him. Sox also loves to go to the shows. He has a large trot and moves like a horse twice his size.

I Love to Read to the Horses

 

JE PEUX VOIR SOX

- Pre-School reader "en francais"

Always Mr. Personality, Sox loves people, particularly the ‘kids’ when they come to read to him. He captures the hearts of the Pre-School readers as they read their book, “I Can See Sox,” a book full of pictures of him. Sox also loves to go to the shows. He has a large trot and moves like a horse twice his size.

 

I Love to Read to the Horses

 

I LOVE TO READ TO THE HORSES

- Parkview Junior High School

The stories and poems were written by grade seven, grade eight and grade nine students from Parkview Elementary and Junior High School in Edmonton, Alberta.

“Imagination can help you reach into the heavens to grasp an idea, bring it down to earth and make it work.” - Walter Farley, Author of The Black Stallion.

Arabian Horse Reading Literacy Project