Horse Diaries #1: Elska by Hapka, Catherine

Horse Diaries #1: Elska

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Iceland, circa AD 1000

Elska is a silver dapple Icelandic filly. She spends summers frisking about the countryside and winters in the farmyard, where the girl human Amma takes special care of her. But when a powerful neighbor notices Elska, her contented life suddenly changes. Here is Elska's story . . . in her own words.

Author: Catherine Hapka
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Published: 03/24/2009
Pages: 144
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.28lbs
Size: 7.06h x 5.50w x 0.41d
ISBN: 9780375847325
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4.4
Point Value: 1
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 129431 / Elska

Review Citation(s):
Booklist 02/15/2009 pg. 82
Kirkus Review - Children 03/15/2009
Horn Book Magazine 07/01/2009 pg. 425
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2009 pg. 359 - Superior,Well Above Average

About the Author
Catherine Hapka has written more than 150 books for children and young adults--many about horses, including several in the Saddle Club and Pine Hollow series. A lifelong horse lover, she rides several times per week and appreciates horses of all breeds. She lives on a small farm in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Ruth Sanderson has illustrated books for children of all ages, including Summer Pony and Winter Pony. She lives with her family in Ware, Massachusetts, and her favorite hobby is horseback riding.