Seedlings Braille Books for Children logo
Newsletter Sign-up
Facebook Twitter
About Us
Order Our Books & Gifts
Free Programs
How you can Donate & Help
Special Events
Readers & Volunteers
Diversity Page
Newbery Winners
Book Reviews
What's New
Why Braille?
Comments & Quotes


Browse Our Catalog

Contracted Braille in UEB
Print-Braille-and-Picture Books in Uncontracted Braille (in UEB) | Print-Braille-and-Picture Books in Contracted Braille (in UEB) | Print-and-Braille Books in Uncontracted Braille (in UEB) | Print-and-Braille Books in Contracted Braille (in UEB) | Contracted Braille in UEB | Contracted Braille Books in EBAE (the old braille code) | Gift Certificates | Braille Gifts and Learning Aids | E-Braille Books
Search: in

King of the Wind

by Marguerite Henry
This story follows the journey and adventures of a mute stable boy named Agba and the colt Sham. Sham's speed-like his story-has become legendary. A Newbery Award Winner. 174 pages, Ages 9-12

Item Number: 759
Category:Contracted Braille in UEB

Price: $17.00
Buy It 

Reviews for King of the Wind
5The story is of a mute Morrocan stable boy, Agba, and a foal, Sham, who is born to one of the royal mares Agba cares for. Sham and Agba are selected to be part of a gift to the King of France. Their adventures in Europe are filled mostly with despair and cruelty, until Sham sires a foal that becomes the beginnings of the thoroughbred breed we know today. Sham was renamed he Godolphin Arabian". All thoroughbreds must include in their pedigree one of the three specific founding sires, and the Godolphin Arabian is one of them.

There's a lot here: adventure, triumph over adversity, a respect for other cultures, the care of the creatures that share our lives, and a healthy dose of humor about the absurdities of the powerful or elite.


Write a review

arrow to top of page  Back to top

My Account

My Order

Customer Service

Accessibility Options   Contact Us  Privacy Policy

© 2005 Seedlings Braille Books for Children P.O. Box 51924, Livonia, MI 48151-5924 • (734) 427-8552 or (800) 777-8552

guidestar logo     bobby approved    "By the touch of a finger behold the world." © Perspective Et.     Seedlings' logo by Jackie Lams of StudioLams LLC