Misty of ChincoteagueBook - 1975
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Maureen and Paul Beebe help their grandparents raising ponies on Chincoteague Island and dream of capturing the wild mare named Phantom.
On an island off the coasts of Virginia and Maryland lives a centuries-old band of wild ponies. Among them is the most mysterious of all, Phantom, a rarely seen mare that eludes all efforts to capture her - that is, until a young boy and girl lay eyes on her and determine that they can't live wit... Read More »
"I first read Misty of Chincoteague when we were stationed in Colorado. This book made me dream of a time when I could see the annual pony penning held in Chincoteague every year. Virginia seemed far away. I have visited Assateague and Chincoteague a number of times since moving to this are... Read More »
The Phantom was the wildest mare on Assateague Island. Paul and his sister Maureen had their hearts set on owning her. On Pony Penning Day, Paul surprises everyone by bringing in the Phantom, along with her newborn colt. Can Paul and Maureen possibly earn enough to buy them both?
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