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Beautiful Jim Key

The Lost History of A Horse and A Man Who Changed the World
Rivas, Mim Eichler (Book - 2005 )
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Presents the true story of Beautiful Jim Key, an extraordinary horse who was said to have an IQ of a human sixth-grader and of his trainer Dr. William Key, a self-taught veterinarian and former slave, and relates the many abilities the horse had including tell time, read, write, and do mathematics.
Authors: Rivas, Mim Eichler
Title: Beautiful Jim Key
the lost history of a horse and a man who changed the world
Publisher: New York : Morrow, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xvi, 334 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Mim Eichler Rivas
Summary: Presents the true story of Beautiful Jim Key, an extraordinary horse who was said to have an IQ of a human sixth-grader and of his trainer Dr. William Key, a self-taught veterinarian and former slave, and relates the many abilities the horse had including tell time, read, write, and do mathematics.
ISBN: 9780060567040
006056704X
9780060567033
0060567031
Branch Call Number: 179.3 R618b 2005
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-312) and index
Subject Headings: Horse trainers United States History Case studies Horses Training United States History Case studies Humane education United States History Case studies Beautiful Jim Key (Horse) Key, Bill, 1833-1909
Topical Term: Horse trainers
Horses
Humane education
Beautiful Jim Key (Horse)
LCCN: 2004054657
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Join the discussion on Jan. 20, 2015. Beautiful Jim Key — the one-time ugly duckling of a scrub colt who became one of the most beloved heroes of the turn of the century — was adored not for his beauty and speed but rather for his remarkable abilities to read, write, spell, do mathematics, even d... Read More »


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