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The Wild Horses of Sweetbriar

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The Wild Horses of Sweetbriar by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock

Recounts a young girl’s encounter with wild horses on an island off the coast of Nantucket in 1903.

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✒️ Author & illustrator

Author: Natalie Kinsey-Warnock

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Illustrator: Ted Rand

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📂 Units, Activities, and Resources for The Wild Horses of Sweetbriar

Wild Horses of Shackleford
Shackleford Banks, off the coast of Atlantic Beach, NC, has a population of wild horses dating back to the 16th-17th century.

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Why are we featuring this book?

The Wild Horses of Sweetbriar is a book featured in Five in a Row, a literature-based unit study curriculum. Many families use FIAR for all but the grammar/reading and math, and others use it in conjunction with other resources. Above is information about the author and illustrator, story summaries, and links to lesson plans and websites that are great go-alongs for The Wild Horses of Sweetbriar. Please note that these resources are meant to complement, not replace, the Five in a Row units. The Five in a Row volumes are inexpensive and well worth the investment.

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