Wild Horse Annie: Friend of the Mustangs
Illustrator: Steven Salerno
As recently as 1971, wild mustangs were legally hunted on US public land. This finally changed, thanks to one determined woman and help from a brigade of children across the country.
Author’s note. Selected sources. Full-color illustrations.
JLG Release: Apr 2019
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Publishers Weekly, The Horn Book Magazine, Kirkus Reviews
Level 5.5; Points: 0.5;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 0; Points: 0;
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Inhumane treatment of wild mustangs, Mentions of slaughterhouses
Velma Johnston (1912–1977), Horses, Wild mustangs, Nevada, Polio, Ranches and ranchers, Animal cruelty, Local and federal government, Activism, Children, “Pencil brigade,” US Congress, Laws, Public land,