Jim-Dandy by Hadley Irwin

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 2 Critic Reviews



A 12-year-old boy's life on a Kansas homestead is lonely until the foal Dandy is born. But circumstances force the sale of Dandy to General Custer's cavalry. Based on fact this vividly told novel, set among conflicts of courage, loyalty, and death, will engage and challenge young readers.

About Hadley Irwin

See more books from this Author
Published May 1, 1994 by Margaret K. McElderry. 135 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Jim-Dandy

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

Caleb is then taken on as stable boy (at a time when horses are routinely ``broken,'' Caleb has trained Dandy gently--secretly disobeying Webb's orders;

| Read Full Review of Jim-Dandy

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

In prose as spare as it is evocative, Irwin ( The Original Freddie Ackerman ) crafts a moving introduction to the savage ``winning'' of the American West.

| Read Full Review of Jim-Dandy

Rate this book!

Add Review