Long ago, a lone little burro roamed the high cliffs of the Grand Canyon and touched the hearts of all who knew him: a grizzled old miner, a big-game hunter, . Brighty of the Grand Canyon has ratings and reviews. Bionic Jean said: Brighty of the Grand Canyon is a children’s novel from , written by. Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry – A determined little burro earns the loyalty and affection of everyone he encounters in this classic story from.

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They lived in Wayne, Illinois. They give their spirit to the place where they have lived, a part of the rocks and streams, the wind and the sky. Brighty had often gone along with the president when he was hunting for mountain lions.

Was this review helpful to you? On xanyon of Brighty’s every day adventures there is also a murder and about how Brighty helps to catch a killer.

I especially appreciated the level of detail given to my nemesis, the bridge over the Colorado River. The adventures and misadventures of a shaggy little burro and a boy. It was one of my all time favorite reads.


Sitting on his back is his loving companion my son Bob. The monument of stone walls and timbers has a memorial inscription written by Marguerite Henry: Her pacing and narration are superb, her descriptions of canyon flora and fauna exquisite. Price may vary by retailer.

Return to Book Page. Satisfied, he brightj on again, always traveling within sight and sound of the busy creek.

He was gentle—children could ride endlessly on his back without his being provoked. Henry’s books – Misty of Chincoteague, King of the Wind, etc. Brighty is a little burro who lives in the Grand Canyon.

Marguerite Henry inspired children all over canyln world with her love of animals, especially horses. I must admit to not enjoying this part of the novel. National Register of Historic Places. May 18, Charles rated it liked it Shelves: Some people say that you can even ghe his spirit roving the canyon on moonlit nights-forever wild, forever free. Edit Cast Cast overview: There are just a few colour plates.

In summer he high-tailed it up to the north wall to live in the cool forest on the rimtop. Henry skillfully weaves an ark load of historical, geographical, botanical and biological background about the canyon into the story. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.


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Brighty of the Grand Canyon 5. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! Brighty will live on in my memory. Brighty first appears in the annals of history in in Flagstaff, Arizona, in the possession of two men who were on their way to the Grand Canyon.

Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry

She eventually wrote fifty-nine books, all based on true stories of horses and other animals, some of which won awards. In her will she left her money to the Assateague nature preserve and Chincoteague town.

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Their identities were never determined and their bodies were never recovered.