Danny's Dragon: A Story of Wartime Loss and Recovery by Janet Muirhead Hill
Approx. 40,240 words.
Published on December 2, 2010 by
Raven Publishing of Montana.
9-year-old Danny can't believe his father's died in the Iraq war. He blames himself and his horse, Dragon, for his loss. His family, torn apart by grief, is losing their Montana ranch. Danny hates Denver and the large school where an Iraqi is his classmate. At first he wanted to hate his horse, but when Dragon is lost, he only wants him back. Dragon and a wise teacher help heal his broken heart.