Jun 11, 2020TEENREVIEWBOARD rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
I thought this book was a good read. It emphasizes an important part of our Canadian history. While reading, I went through a rollercoaster of emotions alongside the main character, Saul, as he is removed away from his family at a young age and is forced into the residential school system. I felt like I was there along with Saul while he was growing, learning, and suffering trauma. The story is told as flashbacks making it entertaining to read. Although it is simple to read, the subject matter is not easy to handle. Indian Horse includes topics regarding racism and abuse; therefore, I suggest it for older kids, teens, and adults. Anyone who wants to learn more about the importance of Indigenous culture to Canadain society should read this book. I recommend Indian Horse to people who are looking for a book about struggle, conflict, and someone ready to read about the truth. 4/5 stars.
@CookieMonster of the Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board