[Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse] E–pub ↠ Emily Arnold McCully

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Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse

Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse review ï eBook or Kindle ePUB summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Emily Arnold McCully read Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse In the late 1800s former slave and veterinarian Bill Doc Key realized that his new foal Jim was no ordinary horse Believing in the power of kindness and patience Doc taught Jim to spell recognize the primary colors and even make chan. Authorillustrator Emily Arnold McCully who won a Caldecott Medal in 1993 for Mirette on the High Wire tends to seek out unusual true stories for her picture book biographies she retold the tale of Irish woman pirate Gr inne N Mh ille in The Pirate ueen and of inventor Margaret E Knight in Marvelous Mattie and Wonder Horse is no exception The story of former slave Bill Key who became a veterinarian and animal trainer after being emancipated and his incredible horse Jim whom he taught to read recognize colors and count it is both informative and entertaining A wonder horse who toured the country in the late 19th century Jim was a sensation and soon attracted his share of naysayers who claimed that he and through him Bill was a fraud This doubt prevented Bill and Jim from pairing up with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in a campaign to promote respect for and kindness toward animals Until a team of Harvard professors agreed to examine Jim that isAlthough titled the Wonder Horse this book is as much Bill s story as Jim s and I found both uite interesting I understand that the consensus now is that Jim probably wasn t reading so much as picking up on subtle and unconscious cues from his interrogators but the tale still highlights the immense intelligence of our euine friends and their capability for learning when treated with the respect and kindness they deserve Just as Jim was an incredible horse however Bill was an extraordinary man and the story of his transformation after being freed part of the respect he deserved as a human being was really uite inspirational I thought it was so interesting that he used some of his personal fortune made through sales of his horse liniment to pay off his former owner s mortgage as this hints at the complexity of interracial relations was there fondness there some strange sense of obligation even under the institution of slavery and during the post war establishment of the Jim Crow systemThis really is an excellent book one that will engross young readers in its story and have them rooting for Bill and Jim Key while also gently educating them about a number of un gentle realities from the institution of slavery in American history to the early campaigns to counter animal cruelty Highly recommended to all young horse lovers and to those interested in issues of animal intelligence

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Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse review ï eBook or Kindle ePUB summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Emily Arnold McCully read Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse Ess and patience Jim was truly a wonder horseCaldecott Medalist Emily Arnold McCully’s account of this fascinating true story comes alive in her striking illustrations Wonder Horse is a 2011 Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year. Straightforward account of the achievements of Jim Key called The World s Smartest Horse Jim was born with crippled legs but managed to overcome his handicap and learn to walk and trot When Doc Key the successful African American veterinarian who owned Jim saw the horse s determination he began a grand experiment could this intelligent horse learn to read With time perserverance and kindness Doc was able to teach Jim to recognize primary colors and the letters of the alphabet and to add and subtract numbers Jim Key gained fame nationwide He was tested by professors who thought his abilities were a hoax and passed with flying colors Jim Key truly was an educated horse He and Doc spent many years traveling the country with helpers from the ASPCA raising awareness about the need to treat animals with kindness Kids are amazed by the things Jim Key could do The storyline gets kids attention and the writing is solid but it would be a better read aloud if the text was a little livelier

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Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse review ï eBook or Kindle ePUB summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Emily Arnold McCully read Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse Ge from a cash registerPerforming in shows across the country Jim stunned audiences with his incredible skills But when some people called Jim a fake Doc set out to prove them wrong and to show the world that thanks to the power of kindn. This is a very entertaining story about a man who loved animals and taught others to use kindness not whips to train them He worked tirelessly with a horse named Jim Key and taught him to write count and make change from a cash register Whether the horse actually learned these concepts or merely mastered numerous tricks is not conclusive but the kindness and patience with which Bill treated his animals certainly reaped great rewards The illustrations are terrific and we loved that the story is true We really enjoyed reading this book together


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    [Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse] E–pub ↠ Emily Arnold McCully This is an outstanding book story and pictures and notephoto in the back about an ex slave veterinarian who believed in and taught kindness to animals A horse he raised from its birth he taught it to recognize the letters of the alphabet colors and do other remarkable things all through patience and love I thought I’d heard of

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    [Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse] E–pub ↠ Emily Arnold McCully 45 STARSEven during his childhood as a slave in 1830s Tennessee Bill Key loved animals and had a special talent for understanding them and often curing them When he grew up and slaves were freed he became a veterinarian and would often speak with people about the treatment of animals He noted that horses especia

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    [Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse] E–pub ↠ Emily Arnold McCully summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Emily Arnold McCully Emily Arnold McCully ☆ 3 free download Authorillustrator Emily Arnold McCully who won a Caldecott Medal in 1993 for Mirette on the High Wire tends to seek out unusual true stories for her picture book biographies she retold the tale of Irish woman pirate Gráinne Ní Mháille in The Pirate ueen and of inventor Margaret E Knight in Marvelous Mattie and

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    [Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse] E–pub ↠ Emily Arnold McCully Wonder Horse is a wonderful story about kindness and the power of compassion In the 1800s Bill “Doc” Key a

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    [Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse] E–pub ↠ Emily Arnold McCully This could have been such a great book but reading the author's note we find the story was greatly exaggerated Doc invited a team of professors from Harvard to examine Jim Key and decide if he was really educated The professors agreed You mu

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    summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Emily Arnold McCully Emily Arnold McCully ☆ 3 free download read Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse This is a very entertaining story about a man who loved animals and taught others to use kindness not whips to train them He worked tirelessly with a horse named Jim Key and taught him to write count and make change from a cash register Whether the horse actually learned these concepts or merely mastered numerous tricks is not conclusive but the kindness and patience with which Bill treated his animals certainl

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    [Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse] E–pub ↠ Emily Arnold McCully Wonder Horse is a nominee for the 2012 13 South Carolina Picture Book AwardThis book is a great story to share wit

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    summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Emily Arnold McCully [Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse] E–pub ↠ Emily Arnold McCully Emily Arnold McCully ☆ 3 free download I don't know where I came across this book I think it might have been when I was looking for a wholesome movie for family night and was research

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    read Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Emily Arnold McCully Emily Arnold McCully ☆ 3 free download Straightforward account of the achievements of Jim Key called The World's Smartest Horse Jim was born with crippled legs but managed to overcome his handicap and learn to walk and trot When Doc Key the successful African American veterinarian who owned Jim saw the horse's determination he began a grand experiment could this intelligent horse learn to read? With time perserverance and kindness Doc was able to teach Jim to recognize primary

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    [Wonder Horse The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse] E–pub ↠ Emily Arnold McCully summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Emily Arnold McCully This is a really great story and it's a great teaching story as well I learned than one thing from the story myself and it opened up an intense conversation with my daughter about the shameful period in history where this country was inhabited by slave and slave owners Julia at only 5 years old was completely and utterly horrifed We had a long talk about it and I think she understands as much as someone her age can understand this The stor

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