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Justin Morgan Had a Horse (1945)

by Marguerite Henry

Other authors: Wesley Dennis (Illustrator)

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An unusual work horse raised in Vermont and known originally as "Little Bub" becomes the sire of a famous American breed and takes the name of his owner, Justin Morgan.
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    A Morgan for Melinda by Doris Gates (bookel)
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    A Filly for Melinda by Doris Gates (bookel)
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    Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham (kaledrina)
    kaledrina: similar main characters (Bowditch as a child, Joel; Bowditch as an adult, Justin Morgan); indentured children, drive for success
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The story of a horse who sired a breed of American working horse- the Justin Morgan. ( )
  MaryRachelSmith | Nov 30, 2021 |
As a child, and as an adult too actually, I loved horse stories. Marguerite Henry writes an easy but enjoyable horse story. Her stories feel very true to the time and setting and are enjoyable to read. ( )
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To my Morgan horse, Friday, and to Fred Tejan, who gentled him
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This is the story of a common, ordinary little work horse who turned out to be the father of a famous family of American horses.
The little reddish-brown colt stopped nibbling grass.
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An unusual work horse raised in Vermont and known originally as "Little Bub" becomes the sire of a famous American breed and takes the name of his owner, Justin Morgan.

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This is the extraordinary tale of a little workhorse, who, after being born in obscurity, becomes one of the greatest breeding stallions of all time. In this true story Newbery Medal-winning author Marguerite Henry and artist Wesley Dennis celebrate the life of the only horse ever to establish a breed all by himself -- the Morgan.

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A little pint-sized cob that nobody wanted grows up to run faster, trot faster, and pull heavier logs than any horse in Vermont. He becomes the father of the famous family of Morgan horses.
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