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HSS Units

Level 3 Units

Fritz and the Beautiful Horses

Billy and Blaze

Leah's Pony

Level 4 Units

Mrs. Mack

Leonardo's Horse

Kentucky Derby Unit

Winter Pony


Horse Anatomy Flap Book

Horse Family Pop-Up

For Purchase

Download N Go Handsome Horses Unit & Lapbook

Library List

Anthologies & Poetry
Herds of Thunder, Manes of Gold:  A Collection of Horse Stories and Poems compiled and edited by Bruce Coville (portions of stories by many authors--Anna Sewell, Mary O'Hara, Shakespeare, Carl Sandberg, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Jane Yolen, etc.)
Music of Their Hooves:  Poems About Horses by Nancy Springer

Anna Sewell   
   * Black Beauty (1958)  not for sensitive young listeners

Marguerite Henry  
   * Misty of Chincoteague (1947)
   * King of the Wind (1948)
   * Justin Morgan Had a Horse (1954)
   * Black Gold (1957)
   * White StalLion of Lipizza, the (1964) al
   * Mustang, Wild Spirit of the West (1966)

Walter Farley  
   * Black StalLion, the (1941)
   * Black StalLion Returns, the (1945)
   * Son of the Black StalLion (1947)
   * Island StalLion, the (1948)

The Tizz Series by Elisa Bialk
    * Tizz (1955)
    *Tizz and Company (1958)
    *Tizz Is a Cow Pony (1961)

Early Chapter Books
Star of Wild Horse Canyon by Clyde Robert Bulla

Picture Books
Walter Farley
   * Little Black, a Pony (1961)
   * Little Black Goes to the Circus! (1963) 
   * Little Black Pony Races, the (1968)

Modern Fiction
   * The Pony Pals Series by Jeanne Betancourt
   * The Pony Tails Series by Bonnie Bryant
   * The Pony Days Series by Peter Clover
   *  The Winnie the Horse Gentler series by Dandi Daley Mackell  (Christian content)
   *  Moon Shadow by Chris Platt
   * The new historical fiction series  Saddles, Stars, & Stripes by Deborah Kent                                          

Drawing Horses
   * Draw 50 Horses by Lee J. Ames
   * Draw Horses with Sam Savitt by Sam Savitt
   * Draw Horses by Lee Hammond

Non-Fiction Reference (may contain evolutionary content)
   * Album of Horses by Marguerite Henry
   * Horses (DK Eyewitness Handbooks) by Elwyn Hartley Edwards
   * The Encyclopedia of Horses & Ponies by Tamsin Pickeral