Stormy, Misty's Foal (Misty #3)
In the midst of the storm, Misty-the famous mare of Chincoteague-is about to give birth. Paul and Maureen are frantic with worry as the storm rages on... will Misty and her colt survive?
This is the thrilling story of the hur...more
As Grandpa Beebe and Paul travel up to Deep Hole with their neighbor, the author refers to the fabric scraps that the neighbor has brought along to make flags. I know exactly what a bag of fabric scraps looks like, and why a woman would have one.
One of the scraps, the neighbor tells us, was from his wife's ...more
Grandmaw on helicopter rescue: "They can jes' count me out! I'm too old to start riding across the sky in an eggbeater."
Grandmaw: "Now you two perten up. Ev ...more
I grew up around horses and have a strong affinity for horses. They are recurring figures in my dreams.
A good storyteller wrote this book; and I love the sketched illustrations. I also love the Virginian/Appalachian vernacular.
Turns out there's a whole series about Misty that we will have to get at some point. The thing ...more
I thought that this story was actually crafted better than the original Misty book. It certainly was a dramatic story and there were many details of ...more
But what really made me not enjoy the story was how the women were treated. I understand this book is dated, and back then it sort of made sense. But this book is NOT appropriate reading for young girls anymore. It teaches them that their place is in the kitchen and that they simply aren't as smart or talented as boys. And Paul was constantly te ...more
Out of all that sadness comes Misty's foal who basically saves the day. The children all over the country are so in love with Misty that they find a way to make the money needed to rebuild by sharing Stormy with all of the children.
It takes getting through ...more
Is the story as good as I remember? – Yes
What ages would I recommend it too? – All ages. Children will enjoy the single storyline; while adults enjoy an easy afternoon read (especially while waiting on a bus, show, doctor, or other appointments).
Length? – Reasonable for an afternoon.
Characters? – Memorable, several characters, though a bit confusing in the beginning.
Setting? – Real world, Recent times (1940′s or 1950′s).
Written approximately? – 1963.
Does the story ...more
In this one Misty is expecting a foul and the children are worried about her. But in the mist of watching for the birth a major weather event comes in and people are asked to leave the island. But the family doesnt' want to leave Misty behind. But as usual the family put their thinking caps on and work together as a family and save Misty and her ...more