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The Man Who Was a Horse

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 14



Appeared in

Long Journey Home: Stories from Black History

Story Summary

Bob Lemmons grew up a slave on a Texas ranch and knew just about everything there was to know about horses. When 1865 tolled freedom, he just kept doing what he had always done, rounding up herds of wild mustangs single handed.