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Encyclopedia > Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon
Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon
Author Dhan Gopal Mukerji
Country United States
Language English

Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon is a book by Dhan Gopal Mukerji that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1928. It deals with the life of Gay Neck, a prized Indian pigeon. Dhan Gopal Mukerji was the first successful Indian man of letters in the United States. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Dhan Gopal Mukerji was the first successful Indian man of letters in the United States. ... The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the most outstanding American book for children. ... // Basic characteristics There is some debate as to what constitutes childrens literature. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Preceded by:
Smoky the Cow Horse
Newbery Medal recipient
Succeeded by:
The Trumpeter of Krakow

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Smoky the Cow Horse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (162 words)
The story details the life of a horse in the United States West from his birth to his eventual decline.
Smoky is born in the wild, but is captured and trained by a cowboy named Clint.
Clint is heartbroken when Smoky is stolen, and the rest of the story details Smoky's treatment at the hands of different owners, and his eventual return to Clint.
Gay-Neck- BookAngles (1483 words)
The pigeons were released to fly home and the father pigeon perished in the attempt.
Later, the mother pigeon is killed in an unnecessary attempt to protect Gay-Neck from a hawk.
When asked how he know that he was seeking a pigeon, the monk says that if one prays four hours a day to "Eternal Compassion" for the happiness of all that live, over the course of a dozen years, He gives the power to read some people's thoughts.
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