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
9 3/4" x 11 3/4"
Level 5.5; Points: 0.5;
Scholastic Reading CountsN/A
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Violence: Cruelty to Animals, Violence: Mild Violence
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,