In this inspiring true story of heroism in World War II, American Colonel Hank Reed and his soldiers capture a German spy and uncover an unexpected secret: Hitler has kidnapped the world's finest purebred horses and hidden them in a secret Czechoslovakian breeding farm – and the horses face the danger of becoming food as the starving Russian army from the East marches closer to the border. With little time to spare, the small American troop cross enemy lines to heroically save some of the world's most treasured animals. This young readers’ adaptation of the New York Times bestseller highlights bravery in the face of incredible obstacles and sheds light on a little-known piece of WWII history. 272 pages, softcover. Ages 8 to 12.