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Misty of Chincoteague

  Author(s) & Illustrator(s): Marguerite Henry, Wesley Dennis

  Edition: Paperback -- Plot Summary and Book Review

Misty of Chincoteague (Paperback)    

  • "Misty of Chincoteague" by Marguerite Henry is a classic children's book in the genre of realistic fiction. Main characters in the chapter book, two children named Paul and Maureen, set their eyes on Phantom, the wildest horse on Assateague Island. They work really hard to earn enough to buy the horse. After twists and turns, the two children bring the wild mare and her colt Misty to their home on Chincoteague Island. In the end, they have to decide whether to set Phantom free. "Misty of Chincoteague", a Newbery Honor Book, appeals to children in third grade through seventh grade, especially kids who like good horse stories.
  • Reading Level: children in third grade through seventh grade
  • Paperback, 173 pages
  • ISBN: 0689714920
  • Publisher: Aladdin
  • Genre: Fiction - Realistic Fiction
  • Book Theme: Animals
  • Chapter Books

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