Black Beauty

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New York : Millennium Publications, ℗2014.
9781503251281, 1503251284
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1877 edition.
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118 pages ; 23 cm
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Level 7.7, 11 Points
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Black Beauty is an 1877 novel by English author Anna Sewell. It was composed in the last years of her life, during which she remained in her house as an invalid. The novel became an immediate best-seller, with Sewell dying just five months after its publication, but long enough to see her only novel become a success. With fifty million copies sold, Black Beauty is one of the best-selling books of all time. While forthrightly teaching animal welfare, it also teaches how to treat people with kindness, sympathy, and respect. Black Beauty became a forerunner to the pony book genre of children's literature. In 2003, the novel was listed at number 58 on the BBC's survey The Big Read. -- taken from Amazon site.
Black Beauty is handsome and sweet-tempered but strong spirited and with fine instincts. His various owners make him do all kinds of tasks, from being a carriage horse on a country estate to a cab horse in town. Black Beauty's tale must be one of the best-loved animal stories ever written.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Sewell, A. (2014). Black Beauty (1877 edition.). Millennium Publications.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878. 2014. Black Beauty. New York: Millennium Publications.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878. Black Beauty New York: Millennium Publications, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Sewell, Anna. Black Beauty 1877 edition., Millennium Publications, 2014.

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