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William Doc Key had a special way with animals Growing up enslaved in Tennessee Doc was sent to plantations around the state to care for sick and wounded animals When the Civil War ended and Doc was freed he began to dream of breeding a winning racehorse But those dreams were dashed when his colt was born weak a. This is an outstanding picture book biography beautifully written gorgeously illustrated and an incredible example of scholarship with its copious source notes and bibliography A fascinating story to be shared by all

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Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World about Kindness

Nd sickly Although many people would have euthanized the colt Doc nursed him back to health and named him JimNoticing a level of curiosity and eagerness in the horse Doc began teaching Beautiful Jim Key first to recognize letters then to read write add subtract and Doc soon took his talented horse on the road sp. I have heard of this horse before and I must admit I assumed that there was some kind of chicanery or at least a gimmick that allowed the trainer to signal to the horse what answer to give Interestingly enough the professor for my class in Cognitive Theory last spring brought up the horse and his trainer and we had a good discussion about the power of training kindness and the unconscious cues that scientists can impart upon their test subjects What I wasn t prepared for though was the idea that the relationship between the horse and man was indeed very deep So deep in fact that they were very much in synch with one another Thus the results of the tests while often used for advertising and entertainment we

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Reading a message of patience and kindness over cruelty to all animalsWith striking illustrations by Daniel Minter Step Right Up is the inspiring story of one man and one horse who showed the world the power of kindnessThis biography explores Common Core English Language Arts Standards and Social Studies Standar. This amazing story about William Doc Key a former slave who had a way with animals will have readers uestioning what they think they know about how much horses can learn The self taught veterinarian made a living caring for animals and selling his homegrown herbal remedies that he peddled from town to town On his travels he bought a broken down mare who he named Lauretta He named her colt Jim Key Under Doc Key s nurturing and training Jim learned all sorts of tricks and eventually became part of his traveling show The smart horse learned how to do math and how to spell He even participated in spelling bees with children and was a popular part of various expositions Because Jim Key was such a popular attrac


10 thoughts on “Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World about Kindness

  1. says:

    “With kindness anything is possible” is the theme of this beautiful biographyEven though Doc Key was born into slavery when he became a free man he started several successful businesses He purchased a neglected Arabian mare who gave birth to Jim Key The mare died while Jim was still young so Doc let Jim into the house where the colt watched his every moveDoc realized how intelligent Jim was so he started teaching him number

  2. says:

    This is an outstanding picture book biography beautifully written gorgeously illustrated and an incredible example of scholarship with its copio

  3. says:

    Step right up educators Parents Children of all ages Most classrooms during the school year teach a genre study of biography In an all too ugly world a reminder to be kinder than necessary is an always present whisper in our student

  4. says:

    I have heard of this horse before and I must admit I assumed that there was some kind of chicanery or at least a gimmick that allowed the trainer to signal to the horse what answer to give Interestingly enough the professor for my class in Cognitive Theory last spring brought up the horse and his trainer and we had a good discussion about

  5. says:

    Fascinating story that children will love to discover Don't miss the extensive author's note with additional information about Doc Key and his special horse Jim

  6. says:

    This is the true and amazing story about William “Doc” Key born into slavery in 1833 and illegally educated by his masters Young William had a way with animals and soon he was being sent all over Bedford County Tenness

  7. says:

    This amazing story about William Doc Key a former slave who had a way with animals will have readers uestioning wh

  8. says:

    No act of kindness no matter how small is ever wasted AesopThe other day driving home in the early afternoon from a trip to

  9. says:

    This fascinating story of wise Doc Key and his amazing ability and patience in educating his spindly horse Jim Key is hard to believe Yet Doc a man who was born a slave but after the civil war became a free man truly did teach his horse to spell count and understand his commands Jim even participated and won i

  10. says:

    This is an amazing and true story of a man named Doc Key Doc Key trained his young horse to do all kinds of amazing thingsspell make change from a cash register recognize colors solve math problems It really is remarkable all that the horse Jim Key could doand through gentle kind training I thought the story of both the man and the horse were fascinating Both had to overcome great difficulties Doc was born a slave but became a free man He

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