My Friend Flicka

My Friend Flicka

Book - 2003
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The classic story of an aimless teenager, a demanding father,
and aspirited horse -- now a major motion picture from Twentieth Century Fox

A daydreamer and a time waster, young Ken McLaughlin spends his days on his family's Wyoming ranch with his head in the clouds, surrounded by endless blue skies, wide-open spaces, and beautiful horses. To his brusque, practical father, the boy is an enigma and a disappointment. Then one day, Ken's life is filled with new purpose when he finds Flicka, a magnificent filly as wild as she is fast. Though the strong bond between boy and horse only fuels his father's disdain, Ken's growing love for his friend Flicka is changing him -- leading a once-aimless young man down the path to responsible adulthood, forging a new respect and understanding between father and son, and inspiring a fierce loyalty that nearly costs Ken his life.

Publisher: New York : HarperTrophy, 2003.
ISBN: 9780060512620
0060512628
9780397009817
039700981X
9780060845957
9780060809027
0060809027
9780061374630
Characteristics: 346 p. ;,20 cm.

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Brown_Dog_87
Sep 24, 2015

This was a really wonderful book. I listened to it on CD in my car ... by myself! Kids weren't interested (not dystopian enough!). But I totally loved it and think any kid would, though it takes the patience (that we sometimes need with older literature) to allow the plot and characters to develop. Really and beautiful book -- probably great for a family road trip, on CD.

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Sep 24, 2015

Brown_Dog_87 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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