A Mare for Young Wolf: Random House.
Young Wolf chooses a mare, Red Wind, for his first horse. He thinks
she is the smartest, most beautiful horse in his father's herd.
But the village bully makes fun of him, because Comanches believed
mares were for women and children - not for warriors. ISBN 0-679-83445-1
Young Wolf's First Hunt: Random House.
More than anything Young Wolf wants to be a man. He thinks killing
his first buffalo is the way. He begs his father to let him go
on the buffalo hunt, but as they start out, Young Wolf grows fearful
and wonders why he begged to come. ISBN 0-679-86364-8
Young Wolf and Spirit Horse: Random
House. One night a wild stallion steals Red Wind away. Young Wolf
is determined to get her back even though his father says no man
can take a mare from a stallion. Young Wolf sets out to find her
and finds more than he is looking for! ISBN 0-679-88207-3
When Tom was growing up, he was sent to
a boarding school in Arizona where every boy had a horse.
Tom's parents could not afford an expensive polo horse,
so they bought a small mustang named Choppo. Some boys
made fun of him just like the boys make fun of Young Wolf.
But Tom loved Choppo, and after a few falls, they became
I love nerds (I married one) and wanted
to write a story about a boy who follows his heart in
spite of what others think. Once I created Young Wolf
I fell in love and wrote two more stories about him. Now
there is another one, Son of Spirit Horse, for slightly
of Spirit Horse:
Eakin Press. Young Wolf wants to
win the horse race at the tribal fair. So does Little Big Mouth.
And that is how the trouble starts. Can Young Wolf's colt, Snow
Wind, run as fast as his father, the legendary wild white stallion?
Young Wolf thinks so. But Little Big Mouth knows a secret about
Snow Wind that could keep him from winning the race. Neither
boy can imagine what he will win and lose.
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