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The Black Stallion

by Walter Farley

First published in 1941, Walter Farley's best-selling novel for young readers is the triumphant tale of a boy and a wild horse. From Alec Ramsay and the Black's first meeting on an ill-fated ship to their adventures on a desert island and their eventual rescue, this beloved story will hold the rapt attention of readers new and old. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts in grades 4-5 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

The Black Stallion and Flame

by Walter Farley

While flying to a race, Alec Ramsay and the Black's plane crash-lands in the stormy Caribbean. Chance brings the Black to the hidden island home of the giant red stallion, Flame. Such a small island can only support one alpha male. But before the two can fight-a fight that can only result in the death of one-a new danger appears. Together, can the stallions defeat the deadly foe which threatens the lives of the entire herd of wild horses?From the Trade Paperback edition.

Black Stallion and Satan

by Walter Farley

Satan has won the Triple Crown, yet Alec still misses the Black, who's living in Arabia with Sheikh Abu Ishak. Unexpectedly, Alec receives word that the sheikh has died and has left the Black to Alec. A race between the Black and Satan is inevitable, but unexpected events put the horses in the path of a raging forest fire. Suddenly, they are racing for their lives.From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Black Stallion and Satan (Black Stallion #5)

by Walter Farley

Black Stallion and his colt race for their lives from a deadly forest fire.

The Black Stallion and the Girl

by Walter Farley

Hopeful Farm's success has greatly increased Alec and Henry's workload, and finally, Alec decides to seek help. When Pam Athena, a very diminutive and very pretty girl applies for the job, Alec can't imagine that she could be of any use. But then he sees how well she works with the horses. Even the Black, usually untrusting of strangers, is surprisingly calm around her . . . and it isn't long before Alec himself falls under her spell.From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Black Stallion and the Lost City

by Steve Farley

When Alec and the Black are hired to work as stunt doubles in a film about Alexander and his horse, Bucephalus, they find themselves on set in the remote mountains of the Greek/Bulgarian border. Movie making involves a lot of waiting, so they set out for a morning of exploring. Chasing an elusive albino mare, the two find themselves caught in an underground river which drops them, half-drowned, beside a city lost in time. Revered at first, they soon discover that they are intended as the entertainment at a horrific ritual . . . sacrifices to the legendary flesh-eating mares in the coloseum of King Diomedes. Another thrilling new Black Stallion novel by Walter Farley's son, which proves that the art of writing a great horse story is definitely in the genes!From the Hardcover edition.

The Black Stallion and the Shape-shifter

by Steven Farley

After being injured while racing in Ireland's famous Foster Stakes, the Black and Alec head to the Irish coast to recuperate. While there, they are charmed by the pleasant people and intrigued by tales of the kelpie, a shape-shifting creature of myth who carries unsuspecting riders off to a watery grave. Alec meets a lonely local girl, Mora, who has found a stray pony. Alec, recognizing her love of horses, teaches her to ride. But when Mora disappears, Alec realizes that she has been carried off by the mythical kelpie. Now, Alec and the Black must race the shape-shifter, not realizing that if they lose, not only will Mora be lost forever, but so will the Black.From the Hardcover edition.

The Black Stallion Legend

by Walter Farley

Alec Ramsey has fled Hopeful Farm in order to alleviate his grief over Pam's sudden death. He and the Black are aimlessly wandering through the Arizona desert when they hear an amazing Native American legend: The end of the world is near, but help is promised from a rider on a black horse. Alec shrugs off the wild tale-until disaster strikes from the sky. Suddenly the fate of an entire native tribe is in his hands . . . and the mighty Black is faced with a challenge greater than any race!From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Black Stallion Mystery

by Walter Farley

Someone's set a treacherous trap for Alec and his horse... From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Black Stallion Picture Book

by Walter Farley

Young Alec Ramsay is shipwrecked on a desert island with a horse destined to play an important part in his life. Following their rescue, their adventures continue in America. A simplified adaptation of the author's novel "The Black Stallion" for younger readers.

The Black Stallion Returns

by Walter Farley

In this, the second book in the series, the heart-stopping adventures of the Black Stallion continue as Alec discovers that two men are after the Black. One claims to be the Black's rightful owner and one is trying to kill the beautiful steed. An Arab chieftain proves his ownership of the Black and takes him away, but Alec is determined to find his horse again. Following the pair to Arabia, Alec encounters great evil and intrigue, as only a horse as spectacular as the Black could inspire.From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Black Stallion Revolts

by Walter Farley John Rowe

After the Black attacks another horse, Alec realizes that the once-wild horse needs more space and freedom, so they head out west to a huge ranch. But a terrible accident separates the two, leaving Alec with amnesia and the Black alone to reclaim the wild life to which he was born. As the Black struggles to survive, and as Alec struggles to remember who he is and his connection to the magnificent stallion in the canyon, a gripping adventure story unfolds.From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Black Stallion Revolts

by Walter Farley John Rowe

After the Black attacks another horse, Alec realizes that the once-wild horse needs more space and freedom, so they head out west to a huge ranch. But a terrible accident separates the two, leaving Alec with amnesia and the Black alone to reclaim the wild life to which he was born. As the Black struggles to survive, and as Alec struggles to remember who he is and his connection to the magnificent stallion in the canyon, a gripping adventure story unfolds.From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Black Stallion's Blood Bay Colt

by Walter Farley

He had his mother's champion bloodlines and his father's fiery spirit! From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Black Stallion's Courage

by Walter Farley

When Hopeful Farm burns down, Alec's dreams for the future go up in smoke. How can he get the money to rebuild? To make matters worse, a strong young colt named Eclipse has taken the racing world by storm, threatening to replace the Black in the hearts of racing fans. Against all odds, Alec sets out to save the farm and prove that the Black is still the greatest race horse of all time!"Everyone loves a champion. And when the champion is a gallant horse, when his story is told by a champion writer of horse stories, every reader is a winner."--The New York TimesFrom the Trade Paperback edition.

The Black Stallion's Courage

by Walter Farley

When Hopeful Farm burns down, Alec's dreams for the future go up in smoke. How can he get the money to rebuild? To make matters worse, a strong young colt named Eclipse has taken the racing world by storm, threatening to replace the Black in the hearts of racing fans. Against all odds, Alec sets out to save the farm and prove that the Black is still the greatest race horse of all time!"Everyone loves a champion. And when the champion is a gallant horse, when his story is told by a champion writer of horse stories, every reader is a winner."--The New York TimesFrom the Trade Paperback edition.

The Black Stallion's Filly

by Walter Farley John Rowe

"She'll never be a racehorse," murmurs the crowd as Black Minx is led into the sales ring. But Alec Ramsay thinks differently and buys the Black's first filly to train her for the Kentucky Derby. But Black Minx, like her sire, has a mind of her own. This fast-paced racing story follows a great horse's journey through training and preliminary races to the opening gate at America's most famous racetrack: Churchill Downs.From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Black Stallion's Ghost

by Walter Farley

While riding the Black in the Everglades one day, Alec meets a man astride a ghostly gray mare. Alec's fascination with the man turns to fear as he realizes the man is dangerously close to insanity. Soon Alec and the Black are caught up in a deadly chase through the depths of the Everglades, where a misstep could be fatal.From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Black Stallion's Ghost

by Walter Farley

While riding the Black in the Everglades one day, Alec meets a man astride a ghostly gray mare. Alec's fascination with the man turns to fear as he realizes the man is dangerously close to insanity. Soon Alec and the Black are caught up in a deadly chase through the depths of the Everglades, where a misstep could be fatal.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Black Stallion's Shadow

by Steven Farley

It has all the makings of a glorious day--the Black has just won the America's Cup! But the fruits of victory quickly sour when it is learned that the Black's challenger, shying at a shadow on the track, has suffered a fatal fall. Now, the Black himself is hobbled by a fear of shadows, a problem that could end his brilliant racing career. Will the Black become the next victim if he is not cured of his fright?From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Black Stallion's Sulky Colt

by Walter Farley

Bonfire, the Black Stallion's colt who is a champion harness racer, is in training for the biggest race of his career: the Hambletonian. But a routine practice race turns disastrous in a collision of wood, metal, horses, and jockeys. Bonfire escapes unharmed, but is spooked and refuses to race. Alec Ramsey, the owner of the Black, witnesses the crash and is determined to see that Bonfire follow in the winning footsteps of his world-famous sire.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Black Star Rising

by Frederik Pohl

A violet ring slipped free of the alien spaceship. It spun on its axis twice, like a coin on a tabletop, and then rushed toward them.

Black Stars of the Harlem Renaissance

by Jim Haskins Eleanora E. Tate Clinton Cox Brenda Wilkinson

African American history comes to life. Discover why young people all over the country are reading the Black Stars biographies of African American heroes. Here is what you want to know about the lives of great black men and women during the fabulous Harlem Renaissance: louis "satchmo" armstrong, eubie blake, thomas andrew dorsey, w. e. b. du bois, duke ellington, james reese, europe jessie, redmon fauset, marcus garvey, w. c. handy, fletcher henderson, langston hughes, zora neale hurston, hall johnson, henry johnson, oscar micheaux, philip payton jr., gertrude "ma" rainey, paul robeson, augusta savage, noble sissle, bessie smith, james van der zee, dorothy west, carter g. woodson. "The books in the Black Stars series are the types of books that would have really captivated me as a kid." -Earl G. Graves, Black Enterprise magazine. "Inspiring stories that demonstrate what can happen when ingenuity and tenacity are paired with courage and hard work." -Black Books Galore! Guide to Great African American Children's Books. "Haskins has chosen his subjects well... catching a sense of the enormous obstacles they had to overcome... Some names are familiar, but most are little-known whom Haskins elevates to their rightful place in history." -Booklist. "The broad coverage makes this an unusual resource-- a jumping-off point for deeper studies." -Horn Book.

Black Stats

by Khalil Gibran Muhammad Monique W. Morris

Black Stats-a comprehensive guide filled with contemporary facts and figures on African Americans-is an essential reference for anyone attempting to fathom the complex state of our nation. With fascinating and often surprising information on everything from incarceration rates, lending practices, and the arts to marriage, voting habits, and green jobs, the contextualized material in this book will better attune readers to telling trends while challenging commonly held, yet often misguided, perceptions. A compilation that at once highlights measures of incredible progress and enumerates the disparate impacts of social policies and practices, this book is a critical tool for advocates, educators, and policy makers. Black Stats offers indispensable information that is sure to enlighten discussions and provoke debates about the quality of Black life in the United States today-and help chart the path to a better future.There are less than a quarter-million Black public school teachers in the U.S.-representing just 7 percent of all teachers in public schools.Approximately half of the Black population in the United States lives in neighborhoods that have no White residents.In the five years before the Great Recession, the number of Black-owned businesses in the United States increased by 61 percent.A 2010 study found that 41 percent of Black youth feel that rap music videos should be more political.There are no Black owners or presidents of an NFL franchise team.78 percent of Black Americans live within 30 miles of a coal-fired power plant, compared with 56 percent of White Americans.

Black Storm Comin’

by Diane Lee Wilson

Diane Lee Wilson is the author of "Black Storm Comin', " a "Booklist" Editors' Choice, a "VOYA" Top Shelf Fiction Pick and a "Book Links" Lasting Connection, and "Firehorse," which received a starred review in "Booklist, " a "Booklist" Top Ten Mystery/Suspense for Youth, and a winner of the ALA Amelia Bloomer Project. She has always ridden horses and has an extensive collection of horse books in her home in Escondido, California.

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