A stirring, moving story about a boy and the horse he rescues from the sea -- Kate DiCamillo meets War Horse. With his mother missing and his father dead, twelve-year-old Flip's new home is a remote Dutch island. Menaced by the local bullies and followed everywhere by a mysterious girl, he wonders how he'll ever adapt to life on his uncle's farm. But everything changes the day a sinking ship leaves a horse drowning in the waves. Risking his life to rescue it, Flip is told he may keep the horse -- but only if he can teach it how to work for its keep. From that moment on a friendship grows. But can a boy and a horse really save each other' And what other dark storms threaten their hard-won happiness' Storm Horse is a thrilling, heartfelt tale of a boy, a horse, and their journey together toward a new life.