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Henson, Heather.
DREAM OF NIGHT
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2010
IL 5-8, RL 4.7
ISBN 1416948996
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Middle-aged Jess DiLima is finding it harder to respond to the phone calls in the middle of the night summoning her to another rescue by the Humane Society of abused and neglected horses. But she canít resist taking on a former race horse named Dream of Night who is terrified of people because of the terrible cruelty he has suffered. When Jess returns to her farm with Dream of Night she has the additional responsibility of a new foster child, Shiloh, who, like Dream of Night, has been removed from a violent domestic life and has been bounced from one unsatisfactory foster home to another. Both Dream of Night and Shiloh arrive at Jessís home full of anger, need and mistrust. Can Jess, using infinite patience and care help Dream of Night and Shiloh find their ways out of darkness to the hope and promise of a happier future?  (New Hampshire Great Stone Face Award nominee, 2011-2012)
SUBJECTS:     Race horses -- Fiction.
                        Horses -- Fiction.
                        Animal rescue -- Fiction.
                        Foster home care -- Fiction.
                        Emotional problems -- Fiction.
                        Farm life -- Kentucky -- Fiction.
                        Kentucky -- Fiction.

 
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