[KINDLE] ❆ My Friend Flicka (Flicka, #1) ❥ Mary O'Hara – Airdomains.co.uk

[KINDLE] ❆ My Friend Flicka (Flicka, #1)  ❥ Mary O'Hara – Airdomains.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • My Friend Flicka (Flicka, #1)
  • Mary O'Hara
  • English
  • 17 October 2018
  • 0060512628

My Friend Flicka (Flicka, #1) It Seems Ken Can T Do Anything Right He Loses Saddle Blankets And Breaks Reinsbut Then Comes The Worst News Yet A Report Card So Bad That He Has To Repeat A Grade How Can You Tame The Dreamy Mind Of A Boy Who Stares Out Of The Window Instead Of Taking An Exam Enter Flicka, The Chestnut Filly With A Wild Spirit Over The Course Of One Magical Summer, Both Will Learn The Meaning Of Responsibility, Courage, And, Ultimately, Friendship.


About the Author: Mary O'Hara

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10 thoughts on “My Friend Flicka (Flicka, #1)

  1. says:

    If you ve never been West around Colorado Wyoming, O Hara recreates it and captures it in her novels I didn t realize just how well until I moved here and started recognizing the scenery.I ve reread her books many times now and will likely reread them many , hence the 5 stars I ve had to get rid of all my books a couple times in the past and have always felt like my shelves are incomplete till I ve reacquired the Flicka set O Hara is a depression era writer and has a bit of Steinbeck fl If you ve never been West around Colorado Wyoming, O Hara recreates it and captures it in her novels I didn t realize just how well until I moved here and started recognizing the scenery.I ve reread her books many times now and will likely reread them many , hence the 5 stars I ve had to get rid of all my books a ...

  2. says:

    Okay, I ll say it right here at the beginning of this review for me Best Horse Book Ever.In my quest as a young girl to read every single horse book I could find, I somehow bypassed this one Maybe it was because I would appreciate it evenlater in life Although parts of it now seem dated it was first published in 1941 it reads best as historical fiction, depicting life on a remote Wyoming ranch in the early part of the 20th century Some things, like certain expressions and horse tra Okay, I ll say it right here at the beginning of this review for me Best Horse Book Ever.In my quest as a young girl to read every single horse book I could find, I somehow bypassed this one Maybe it was because I would appreciate it evenlater in life Although parts of it now seem dated it was first published in 1941 it reads best as historical fiction, depicting life on a remote Wyoming ranch in the early part of the 20th century Some things, like certain expressions and horse training methods, might seem harsh to modern readers, but were real at the time.The theme of family, however...

  3. says:

    A tough minded, wise, and beautiful book crossposted fromLike so many others, I read this book as a child, but I ve reread it a couple of times as an adult am doing so now As my sister and other reviewers have said, this isn t just a horse story for children It s a very adult, very sophisticated study of a young couple and their marriage It s also a profound character study of their younger son, and the summer that his love for a filly forces him to take large steps toward matur A tough minded, wise, and beautiful book crossposted fromLike so many others, I read this book as a child, but I ve reread it a couple of times as an adult am doing so now As my sister and other reviewers have said, this isn t just a horse story for children It s a very adult, very sophisticated study of a young couple and their marriage It s also a profound character study of their younger son, and the summer that his love for a filly forces him to take large steps toward maturity As a child, I identified strongly with 10 year old Ken As an adult, I still do but I also empathize with his parents, who have to try to teach this brilliant, sensitive daydreamer how to accept responsibility and cope in the real world, All the characters in this book human and animal are three dimensional and alive Anyone who loves animal stories must read this book you won t regret it The natural world is shown in all its beauty and ha...

  4. says:

    A vivid story about ten year old Ken McLaughlin and his connection with Flicka, a filly born on his parents ranch in Wyoming Ken, a sensitive boy given to daydreaming, confounds his father, Rob McLaughlin, whose personality is forthright, assertive and demanding When Ken is offered a choice of a young horse to raise and train as his own, he chooses Flicka, an animal his father believes will be troublesome and untameable But Ken has already imagined his life with Flicka and refuses to make a A vivid story about ten year old Ken McLaughlin and his connection with Flicka, a filly born on his parents ranch in Wyoming Ken, a sensitive boy given to daydreaming, confounds his father, Rob McLaughlin, whose personality is forthright, assertive and demanding When Ken is offered a choice of a young horse to raise and train as his own, he chooses Flicka, an animal his father believes will be troublesome and untameable But Ken has already imagined his life with Flicka and refuses to make a different choice.Ken s mother Nell has a much greater understanding of her younger son s temperament She holds her own among the male dominated life on Goose Bar Ranch and subtly runs interference with her husband on Ken s behalf Howard, Ken s older brother alternates between wanting to keep the upper hand over his younger sibling and softening on occasion to help Ken out The first half of the story builds up to the capture of Flicka and the second half fo...

  5. says:

    Wow What a boring book Like any horse obsessed person, I try to see every horse related movie and read nearly every horse related book So, perhaps in this case, the mistake I made was that I watched the movie first and then read the book In the movie 16 yo girl is misunderstood by her father She fails final exam Father is angry at her and doesn t want her to do anything fun except rewrite her essay so that she ll pass Girl finds wild mustang Girl catches mustang Father is angry doesn Wow What a boring book Like any horse obsessed person, I try to see every horse related movie and read nearly every horse related book So, perhaps in this case, the mistake I made was that I watched the movie first and then read the book In the movie 16 yo girl is misunderstood by her father She fails fi...

  6. says:

    I think this book is my all time favorite I say this because I have read it every 2 years or so since I was young I can t really say that about any other book, although I am one of those people that will keep and reread, several times, books that I like My Friend Flicka is set on a ranch south west of Tie Siding, Wyoming Since we live in this area the setting is familiar, even though things have changed a lot since 1941 Basically, it is your typical coming of age story, but it can interes I think this book is my all time favorite I say this because I have read it every 2 years or so since I was young I can t really say that about any other book, although I am one of those people that will keep and reread, several times, books that I like My Friend Flicka is set on a ranch south west of Tie Siding, Wyoming Since we live in this area the setting is familiar, even though things have changed a lot since 1941 Basically, it is your typical coming of age story, but it can interest readers of all ages because it s not just about young Ken McLaughlin but his entire family, in particular, his mother, Nell I like stories where most of the action takes place out of doors, and that go seriously into the relatio...

  7. says:

    I first read this book when I was eight or nine, and have wished for Wyoming ever since It s a lovely story about a shy, dreamy kid who hates school and desperately wants his father s respect, but who can t help always doing something clumsy or forgetting something important For the summer, he wants nothingthan to have his own yearling colt to train His father finally, reluctantly agrees and Ken chooses the wildest, possibly most untrainable one of the bunch This novel has such a sens I first read this book when I was eight or nine, and have wished for Wyoming ever sinc...

  8. says:

    I had read this book once before when I was quite a bit younger and didn t like it I decided, however, that I d put it back and try again when I was older This time, reading it through, I actually did like it I was rather surprised though, because I had heard it suggested as a children s book and I find it a bitmature I d place itin the young adults category, due to some language and subject matter.This book is well known for being a sweet story about a boy and his horse, Flicka I had read this book once before when I was quite a bit younger and didn t like it I decided, however, that I d put it back and try again when I was older This time, reading it through, I actually did like it I was rather surprised though, because I had heard it suggested as a children s book and I find it a bitmature I d place itin the young adults category, due to some language and subject matter.This book is well known for being a sweet story about a boy and his horse, Flicka I, ...

  9. says:

    I loved this book The writing is wonderful, the characters are realistic and interesting, the story is well told and I learned a lot about horses and ranching and life It made me want a horse of my own While reading t...

  10. says:

    I really wanted to love this book because I love horses, and I have always loved reading stories about them It s okay if you don t mind lost of description, but I was disappointed.The pace was so incredibly slow that I was worried I would never finish this book It dragged because of the amount of description coupled with problems with the plot I understand why so much description was used because it does make you feel as if you are actually on a ranch in Wyoming, but I am muchof a dialo I really wanted to love this book because I love horses, and I have always loved reading stories about them It s okay if you don t mind lost of description, but I was disappointed.The pace was so incredibly slow that I was worried I would never finish this book It dragged because of the amount of description coupled with problems with the plot I understand why so much description was used because it does make you feel as if you are actually on a ranch in Wyoming, but I am muchof a dialog person, and I find it difficult to tolerate pages upon pages of long winded descriptions The problems I had with the plot were pretty straightforward We all know the basic premise of this book It s about a horse named Flicka who becomes Ken s friend The problem I had was if we all basically know what is going to happen, then why don t we actually encounter the horse until almost halfway through the novel I was frustrated with this because I knew this thing was going to happen...

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