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Star Rise (Horses of the Dawn #2)
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Kathryn Lasky is the Newbery Honor-winning author of over one hundred books for children and young adults. Her beloved Guardians of Ga'Hoole fantasy series has more than seven million copies in print, and she is the author of the Daughters of the Sea series, the Wolves of the Beyond series, as well as A Time for Courage and other Dear America titles. Kathryn has also written a number of critically acclaimed nonfiction titles, such as Beyond The Burning Time and True North. She lives with her husband in Cambridge, MA.


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Praise for HORSES OF THE DAWN BOOK ONE:

As in works such as her Guardians of Ga'hoole series, Lasky uses animals to touch on very human issues . . . Complex and distinctive characters offer a fresh view of familiar historical events. A promising start to a new series. -- KIRKUS REVIEWS

Lasky successfully fuses fantasy and fact as she gives her equine characters credible emotional depth and underscores the tensions and disparity between Old and New World sensibilities. It's a haunting story of loss, self-discovery, survival, and homecoming. --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY


Praise for GUARDIANS OF GA'HOOLE: THE RISE OF A LEGEND:
* Lyze's story can be read easily as a stand-alone tale. . . . Both thoughtful and action-packed, this adventure illuminates the fantastical world that exists between dusk and dawn. -- KIRKUS REVIEWS, starred review

Lasky continues her best-selling Guardians of Ga'Hoole series with another skillfully crafted fantasy . . . A wonderful family read-aloud as well as a compulsively readable addition for young fantasy and naturalist fans. -- BOOKLIST


Praise for Kathryn Lasky's Wolves of the Beyond series:

This is a soulful, searching read consumed with the spiritual journeys of animals and the ethereal connection between slayer and slain. . . . With an invigorating ending that bodes well for the next volume. -- BOOKLIST

The author builds a captivating world of forest, snow and volcanoes populated by intelligent animals and weaves a compelling story sure to bring readers back for the second installment. -- KIRKUS REVIEWS

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