The Good Master by Kate Seredy.
This book is a great read aloud for the family. Gather in the livingroom without ipods, ipads, cell phones or tvs on a cold winter night and share the adventure together! Summary: Jancsi is overjoyed to hear that his cousin from Budapest is coming to spend the summer on his father’s ranch on the Hungarian plains. But their summer proves more adventurous than he had hoped when headstrong Kate arrives, as together they share horseback races across the plains, country fairs and festivals, and a dangerous run-in with the gypsies.
This Newberry Award-winning author presents an unforgettable world and characters who will be remembered forever. Paperback.