A biography of William “Doc” Key, a former slave and self-trained veterinarian, who taught his horse to read, write, and do math. Afterword, with photographs of Doc and Jim Key. Quotation sources. Author’s sources. Full-color illustrations rendered as linoleum block prints painted with acrylic.
Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World About KindnessBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781620141489 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Lee & Low Page Count: 48 Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.3, Points: 0.5 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 6.3, Points: 3 Lexile: Level: 910L Awards & Honors: NCTE Orbis Pictus Award 2017, Rcommended Book
Booklist 2016 Editors’ Choice, Books for Youth, Middle Readers, Nonfiction
ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Middle Readers
2016 Cybils Finalist, Elementary/Juvenile Nonfiction
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