Everything you need to understand or teach King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry.
King of the Wind is a well-researched historical novel that tells the story of the Godolphin Arabian, whose qualities of beauty, swiftness, and stamina are present in most modern-day thoroughbred racehorses. The book is beautifully illustrated by Wesley Dennis, with whom the author collaborated closely.
While there is an obvious appeal to the horse lover, even the reader not particularly interested in horses will be drawn to the tale of the Moroccan slave boy...
King of the Wind Lesson Plans contain 134 pages of teaching material, including: