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In this inspiring young readers adaptation of Elizabeth Letts' New York Times bestseller, one American troop will save the world's most precious horses during the final stretch of World War II.

About the Author

Elizabeth Letts is a practicing certified nurse-midwife who trained at Yale University School of Nursing. A former competitive equestrian rider, she also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco. Find her online at elizabethletts.com and follow her on Twitter @ElizabethLetts

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"This account of the heroism and cooperation of unlikely people to protect these horses is spellbinding. The author's impeccable attention to detail and exhaustive sources make this a must-read."-Booklist, starred review

"Well researched...A fine addition to middle and high school collections where history titles are in demand." -School Library Journal

A Junior Library Guild Selection

Praise for the Adult Edition of The Perfect Horse:

Winner of the PEN Award for Research Nonfiction
A New York Times Bestseller

"Winningly readable . . . The right director could make a Hollywood classic out of this fairy tale."-The Christian Science Monitor

"Hard to put down . . . One need not be an equestrian or horse lover in order to appreciate this story."-New York Journal of Books

"The Perfect Horse raises the narrative bar...Letts provides context that makes this account spellbinding."-Culturess

"A fascinating story of bravery and benevolence...Full of action, heartbreak and well-developed characters, it has everything needed to be adapted into an outstanding war movie...an instant favorite."-Bookreporter

"An absorbing history of an unusual rescue mission in the closing days of the war in Europe . . . Letts does an excellent job of bringing the various players to life."-BookPage

"A truly fascinating chronicle...I was hooked from start to finish."-Horse Nation

"[Elizabeth] Letts, a lifelong equestrienne, eloquently brings together the many facets of this unlikely, poignant story underscoring the love and respect of man for horses."-
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