Moonsilver

Moonsilver

(Book #1 of Unicorn's Secret)
Illustrated by: Omar Rayyan
For Ages: 7 - 10
Heart Trilby has no family. She lives a hard and lonely life in the dusty village of Ash Grove -- until she finds a scarred, skinny mare in the forest. Against the wishes of her guardian, mean-spirited Simon Pratt, Heart adopts the mare and names her Avamir. Heart is thrilled when she realizes Avamir is in foal. But when the colt is born weak and disfigured, Simon decides to sell Heart's beloved horses to be slaughtered by the town's soapmaker. Can Heart find a way to protect them -- and the only love she has ever known?
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  • Aladdin | 
  • 80 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689842696 | 
  • November 2001 | 
  • Grades 2 - 5
List Price $6.99

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Kathleen Duey
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Kathleen Duey

Kathleen Duey’s works include the middle grade American Diaries and Survivors series, as well as the well-reviewed chapter book series The Unicorn’s Secret and its companion series, The Faeries’ Promise. She is also the National Book Award–nominated author of Skin Hunger. She lives in Fallbrook, California.

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Q. how did you come to write Moonsilver?

A. The Unicorn's Secret series is tightly based on dreams I had in third and fourth grade. I would go to bed here, in the real world, and wake up there, in Heart's world. When I was sleepy there, I would close my eyes and wake up here...

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