Justin Morgan Had A Horse - by Marguerite Henry - Beautiful Feet Books
1964 Newbery Honor Title
Joel Goss knows that Little Bub is a special colt, even though he's a runt. And when schoolteacher Justin Morgan asks Joel to break the colt in, Joel is thrilled! Soon word about Little Bub has spread throughout the entire Northeast -- this spirited colt can pull heavier loads than a pair of oxen. And run faster than thoroughbreds.! This is the story of the little runt who became the father of the world-famous breed of American horses -- the Morgan.
About the Author:
Marguerite Henry is the best-selling author of many horse stories, including the Newbery Medal-winning King of the Wind. Four of her stories, including Misty of Chincoteague, have been made into movies.