Title: Misty of Chincoteague
Author: Marguerite Henry
Illustrator: Wesley Dennis
Awards: A Newberry Honor Book
Publication Date: 1947
Audience: Gr. 3, 4, 5
Overview: Maureen and Paul Beebe really want to catch the most untamable mare, Phantom, on Assateague Island. They want to save enough money to buy her and then tame her. But then, they find out that she also has a colt as well. Will they have enough money to purchase both animals?
Activity: Have children do research on both Chincoteague and Assateague Islands, collect useful and intriguing information, and write up a report on their findings Have the children give their own opinions on those places.
Reviewer’s Name: Camille McNeal
Posted by Dr. Deb L. Marciano at 10/08/2008