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Step right up : how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness / by Donna Janell Bowman ; illustrated by Daniel Minter.

Bowman, Donna Janell, (author.). Minter, Daniel, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 30 of 30 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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0 current holds with 30 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Macon County Public Library J179.3 B (Text) 39493108066863 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781620141489
  • ISBN: 1620141485
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unnumbered pages) : color illustrations ; 29 x 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Lee & Low Books Inc., [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"A picture book biography of Dr. William Key, a former slave and self-trained veterinarian who taught his horse, Jim, to read and write and who together with Jim became one of the most famous traveling performance acts around the turn of the twentieth century. Includes afterword and author's sources"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
910L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.3 0.5 185164.
Subject: Key, Bill, 1833-1909 > Juvenile literature.
Beautiful Jim Key (Horse) > Juvenile literature.
Humane education > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Horses > Training > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Horse trainers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Human-animal communication > United States > Juvenile literature.
Human-animal relationships > United States > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

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