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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.).
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Available copies

  • 40 of 54 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 54 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch ET 179.3 BOW (Text) 34207002160720 Juv Non-Fiction Easy Tall Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron jB KEY (Text) 75253000056609 Young Hoosiers Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 179.3 BOWMAN (Text) 34706001594847 Young Hoosiers Checked out 12/01/2018
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Eastern Branch JUV 179.3 BOW (Text) 36804000271885 NONFIC-J Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown J 179.3 B787 (Text) 79361000108914 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City J B Bow (Text) 76893000262775 Juvenile Biographies Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton C B KEY (Text) 3680600420159 CHILDRENS NON-FICTION Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver JE BOW (Text) 34304000887780 Juvenile - Picture Books Available -
Eckhart PL - Main J 179.3 BRA (Text) 840191002398528 Children's Nonfiction - Lower Level Temporarily Unavailable -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville JB KEY (Text) 39230031889445 Children Books Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781620141489
  • ISBN: 1620141485
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : 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:
910 Lexile.
910L Lexile
Awards Note:
Young Hoosier Book Award, Intermediate nominee, Grades 4-6, 2018-2019.
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.
Beautiful Jim Key (Horse)
Humane education > United States > History.
Horses > Training > United States > History.
Horse trainers > United States > Biography.
Human-animal communication > United States.
Human-animal relationships > United States.

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