The Crumb

Jean Slaughter Doty

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The Crumb

The Crumb Facts about different kinds of dinosaurs accompany a story about a boy who brings various prehistoric animals to school for show and tell

  • Title: The Crumb
  • Author: Jean Slaughter Doty
  • ISBN: 9780590118378
  • Page: 203
  • Format: Paperback
  • Facts about different kinds of dinosaurs accompany a story about a boy who brings various prehistoric animals to school for show and tell.

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    1. Mary Pagones on said:

      This is one of the rare children's books about animals that is even better seen through the eyes of an adult re-reader. The details about horse showing are so spot-on--the footing after a rainstorm, the trainer's bone-tiredness, the shady trainers with armies of fancy ponies, the fact that even some mediocre riders get clients because they get lucky with a talented horse. The personality of the honest Crumb is perfectly realistic and yet is every child's ideal pony, down to his sturdiness and be [...]

    2. Amy Raby on said:

      I read this as a young girl (maybe 10-12?) and was mildly traumatized by it. I appreciate it a lot more as an adult. This short book is deceptively dark. It starts out sweet, a girl hacking her talented but past-his-prime pony around the countryside, but then she stumbles onto something disturbing: a horse being stealthily placed in an out-of-the-way barn and locked in. Later she comes back to find empty syringes where the horse had been.It turns out that this story is really about a horse-lovin [...]

    3. Jenn on said:

      This book kills me every time. I've reread it frequently since discovering it in my elementary school library, and it never gets easier to read. it's so lovely, so true, and so heart-wrenching.

    4. Tania on said:

      Reading The Crumb takes me instantly back to my childhood riding show jumpers. Like Cindy, I mostly rode in local shows, but I had brushes with great horses and ponies and a few thrilling "big shows" under my belt. This book has a big nostalgia factor for me, but beyond that it is a solid offering and a very honest look at the world of show jumping. Doty writes with her usual ease about all things horse related, the words rolling off the page, the dialog smooth, and her descriptions of horses an [...]

    5. K.l. on said:

      not sure heart-rending moments but the end wrapped up too soon and the 'baddie' was known quite early on. Also never felt invested in the main character Caroline??? and have LITERALLY just finished it.

    6. Stephanie A. on said:

      Unexpected bit of heartbreak in otherwise predictable mystery plot, but a good story of the juvenile showjumping world all the same.

    7. Kara on said:

      LOVED this book. "His name was Buttercrumb Cake so naturally I called him The Crumb". Terrific story about a girl and her pony that ends poorly.

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