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Paint the Wind

Paint the Wind( )
Read by: Ryan, Pam Muñoz
Author: Ryan, Pam Muñoz
Narrated by: McInerney, Kathleen
ISBN:978-0-545-04512-4
Publication Date:Oct 2007
Publisher:Scholastic, Incorporated
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $29.99
Book Description:

Maya is a captive. In Grandmother's house in California, every word and action is strictly monitored, and even Maya's memories of her mother have been erased -- except within the imaginary world she has created. A world away, in the rugged Wyoming wilderness, a tobiano Paint horse called Artemisia runs free, belonging only to the stars. She embodies the spirit of the wild -- and she holds the key to Maya's memories. How Maya's and Artemisia's lives intertwine, like a braided rein,...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.18 x 6.02 x 1.12 Inches
Book Weight:0.3 Pounds
Author Biography
Ryan, Pam Muñoz (Read by)
Author Pam Muñoz Ryan was born in Bakersfield, California on December 25, 1951. She received a B. A. in child development and a M. A. in education from San Diego State University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a bilingual Head Start teacher and as an early childhood program administrator. At first, she wrote adult books about child development, but soon switched to writing children's books.

She has written over twenty-five picture books, novels, and nonfiction books for young readers. The novel Esperanza Rising, winner of the Pura Belpre Medal, the Jane Addams Peace Award, an ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults, and the Americas Award Honor Book, is based on her own grandmother's immigration from Mexico to California. Riding Freedom has also won many awards including the national Willa Cather Award and the California Young Reader Medal. When Marian Sang, a picture book about singer Marian Anderson, won numerous awards including the ALA Sibert Honor and NCTE's Orbis Pictus Award. In 2015 her title Echo made The New York Times Best Seller List. She also won a Kirkus Prize in the children's literature category with her title 'Echo'.

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