Picture Books ~ Horses

Angleberger, Tom
Crankee Doodle
JUV 398.8.A5895c
A pony tries to convince his cranky owner to take a ride into town. 2013.

Bastedo, Jamie
Free As The Wind: Saving Horses Of Sable Island
JUV 398.8.B2962f
In this fictionalized account, school children across the country write to the
Prime Minister to save the wild horses of Sable Island in the early 1960s. 2006.

Carter, Anne Laurel
Out Of The Deeps
JUV 398.8.C2451o
A child's first day in a coal mine working alongside his father is rescued by his
father's pit pony, who at the end of the day is brought above ground for the
first time. 2008.

Haas, Jessie
Scamper And The Horse Show
JUV 398.8.H1116sc
Molly and her sister hope that their horse Scamper's costume will win a blue
ribbon in the horse show, but some unexpected rainfall changes the situation. 
Includes information on horse shows. 2004.

Hobbie, Holly
Everything But The Horse: A Childhood Memory
JUV 398.8.H6519e
When Holly's family moves from the city to a farm, she longs to get a horse
for her birthday. Based on events in the author's childhood. 2010.

Jeffers, Susan
My Pony
JUV 398.8.J3557m
Longing to own a pony, a young girl finds that the one she draws seems to
come alive and take her on a fantastic journey. 2008.

Lester, Alison
Running With The Horses
JUV 398.8.L567r
Inspired by the rescue of the Lipizzaner stallions from the Spanish
Riding School in Vienna during the Second World War. 2011.

Lubner, Susan
A Horse's Tale: A Colonial Williamsburg Adventure
JUV ME COLL 398.8.L961h
In Williamsburg, Virginia, in colonial days, Lancer the horse runs loose
and behaves oddly while his owner and owner's friends try everything
they can think of to help him feel better, until Margaret the Milliner realizes
that Lancer needs a friend, too. 2008.

McCully, Emily Arnold
Wonder Horse
JUV 398.8.M139e
Young Oney Judge risks everything to escape a life of slavery in the household
of George and Martha Washington and to make her own way as a free black
woman. 2007.

McGeorge, Constance W.
Chestnut
JUV 398.8.M173c
When his owner falls asleep, Chestnut the horse makes sure that the deliveries
for Jenny's birthday party arrive on time. 2004.

Murphy, Stuart J.
Same Old Horse
JUV 398.8.M957sa
Hankie always does the same things at the same time. He even sneezes on schedule. 
The other horses tease him. What a bore! Hankie's determined to prove that he can
be unpredictable if he wants to -- but can he? Or will he just end up being the same
old Hankie? Horses, humor, and a great big sneeze all combine to explain how to look
at past events and make predictions about the future, an important element of logical
thinking. 2005.

Ransom, Candice F.
Pony Island
JUV ME COLL 398.8.R1744p
Rhyming text describes the origins of Chincoteague ponies and how they were rounded
up and sold for the first time to pay for a new fire engine. Includes facts about the
ponies, their home on Assateague island, and their relationship with the people of
Chincoteague island. 2009.

Rash, Andy
Are You A Horse
JUV 398.8.R1828ar
When Roy gets a saddle for his birthday, he goes in search of a horse. 2009.

Wilbur, Helen L.
Finnegan and Fox: The Ten Foot Cop
JUV 398.8.W6417f
When a child goes missing in New York City's Times Square, Finnegan
the police horse leads his partner, Fox, to the rescue. 2013.