To Ride the Gods' Own Stallion
"Better that you'd never been born," his father had said.
Soulai is not brave like his sister. Nor is he a skilled craftsman like his father. And when Soulai accidentally burns down his family's home, his father gives up. He sells Soulai into slavery for five years to pay off the debt.
While working in the royal stables, Soulai meets a horse unlike any other-a stallion name...more
For older kids who love horses, this is a sure bet. The ancient Assyrian historical context is brilliant but not overwhelming. And the action is sizzling - the lion hunts!!!! Oh my gosh the lion hunts!!!! The boar hunt is pretty amazing,...more
Unusual setting and story.