In this book, Star (also known as Bell’s Star) is a trusty Morgan horse with a friendly personality. As Star pulls plows and clears on land on the farm in Vermont, he wonders what it would be like to be free. When he and his human friend, Katie, find a runaway slave girl, Eliza, he wonders even more what freedom means. With slave hunters and the sherif searching for Eliza, Katie becomes nervous and is forced to make a choice between the horse she loves and helping Eliza. Will Star ever find true freedom? Will Eliza make it to safety?
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