Coal black horse
When Robey Childs's mother has a premonition about her husband, a soldier fighting in the Civil War, she does the unthinkable: she sends her only child to find his father on the battlefield and bring him home. At fourteen, wearing the coat his mother sewed to ensure his safety--blue on one side, gray on the other-- Robey thinks he's off on a great adventure. But not far from home, his horse falters and he realizes the enormity of his task. It takes the gift of a powerful and noble coal black horse to show him how to undertake the most important journey of his life: with boldness, bravery, and self-posession. Coal Black Horse joins the pantheon of great war novels-- All Quiet on the Western Front, The Red Badge of Courage, The Naked and the Dead .
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|full_title||coal black horse|
|detailed_location_school||McGavock High - Teen Fiction|
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|record_details||ils:CARL0000579323|Book|Books||English|Thorndike Press,|2007.|311 p. (large print) ; 22 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Large type books, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction|
|title_display||Coal black horse|
|title_full||Coal black horse / by Robert Olmstead|
|title_short||Coal black horse|
|topic_facet||Fathers and sons, History, Large type books|