The Resource Wind Dancer, Chris Platt, (electronic resource)

Wind Dancer, Chris Platt, (electronic resource)

Label
Wind Dancer
Title
Wind Dancer
Statement of responsibility
Chris Platt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Can a rescued horse help Ali get through to her brother, who has returned from Afghanistan with PTSD? Ali used to love horses. But that was before the accident, when she was injured and her pony died. Before her brother Danny joined the military. Now Danny has returned from Afghanistan. He's learning to walk with the prosthetic that has replaced one of his legs, but he can't seem to find a way to reconnect with family and friends. Withdrawn and quick to anger, Danny suffers from terrible nightmares and frightening mood changes. When Ali realizes that an elderly neighbor has been neglecting her horses, she decides she has to act. Can Ali rise above her painful memories and love a horse again? And can Wind Dancer, also injured and traumatized, help Danny rediscover meaning in his life?
Summary
Having lost her beloved pony in a traumatic accident, thirteen-year-old Ali is reluctant to help her parents care for a neglected, malnourished Appaloosa but working with Wind Dancer is a good distraction from problems surrounding her brother, who recently returned from Afghanistan with a missing leg and PTSD
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10315706
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Platt, Chris
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813
Index
no index present
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660
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Amputees
  • Veterans
  • Appaloosa horse
  • Horses
  • Brothers and sisters
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Wind Dancer, Chris Platt, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11548957
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480434530
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11548957
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Wind Dancer, Chris Platt, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11548957
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480434530
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11548957
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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