Beautiful Jim Key

The Lost History of A Horse and A Man Who Changed the World

Rivas, Mim Eichler

Book - 2005
Beautiful Jim Key
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.

Publisher: New York : Morrow, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060567040
Branch Call Number: 179.3 R618b 2005
Characteristics: xvi, 334 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. ;,24 cm


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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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