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: Beehive Award 2019 Nominee
2018 --2019 Prairie Pasque Book Award Winner
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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