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Brothers of the Wind

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 18
Categories: Fantasy

Author

Jane
Yolen

Appeared in

Tales of Wonder

Story Summary

A horse born with wings is considered Allah's jest by the Sheik and he commands a young slave to take it into the desert and leave it. Instead the boy crosses the desert with the horse whereupon they offer comfort to a dying Caliph who dreams of horses with wings.