Set on the coast of NC in the 16th century Pale as the Moon is the story of a young Native American girl and a wild horse.
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This is the tale of enduring friendship between Gray Squirrel and Heita Hoonoch, a wild horse.
Through both mystical and practical means Gray Squirrel, aided by the speed and stamina of the horse, manages to prevent a war between the Native People and a group of English colonists. In the process she befriends a young Enlish boy, thus educating young readers about the value of cross-culture friendship.
The book portrays the fate of the Lost Colony from a unique Native American perspective as Gray Squirrel struggles to bridge the gap between her people and the pale-skinned visitors from across the sea.
The target audience is 8-12 year-olds.