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    War Horse – Michael Morpurgo

    “My earliest Memories are a confusions of hilly fields and dark, damp stables, and rats that scampered along the beams above my head. But I remember well enough the day of the horse sale. The terror of it stayed with me all my life.” Joey is bought out of vengeance; his new master was drunk and wanted to annoy a fellow farmer by out bidding him. Thankfully when the old man takes Joey home there’s Albert, the masters son, who can see the beauty in Joey and wants to take care of him. However war breaks out and Joey’s master is offered a hefty sum to give Joey to the…