Pony by R. J. Palacio

Pony by R. J. Palacio

Pony by R. J. Pacacio

Twelve-year-old Silas is awoken in the dead of night by three menacing horsemen who take his father away. Silas is left shaken, scared, and alone, except for the presence of his companion, Mittenwool . . . who happens to be a ghost. When a pony shows up at his door, Silas makes the courageous decision to leave his home and embark on a perilous journey to find his father. Along the way, he will face his fears to unlock the secrets of his past and explore the unfathomable mysteries of the world around him.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Toxic masculinity
  • Physical injury
  • Disappearance of father
  • Murder
  • Electrocution by lightning strike recounted
  • Drowning mentioned
  • Death of father
  • Death of mother
  • Death of child
  • Gun violence
  • Organised crime
  • Animal injury, specifically horse