Jackie & Me

by Dan Gutman

On Sale: 02/02/2000

Jackie & Me

by Dan Gutman

On Sale: 02/02/2000

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IRA/CBC Young Adults’ Choice

Parents' Choice Silver Honor

Maryland Children’s Book Award

Keystone to Reading Book Award (Pennsylvania)

About the Book

With more than 2 million books sold, the Baseball Card Adventures bring the greatest players in history to life!

Like every other kid in his class, Joe Stoshack has to write a report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society. Unlike every other kid in his class, Joe has a special talent: with the help of old baseball cards, he can travel through time. So, for his report, Joe decides to go back to meet one of the greatest baseball players ever, Jackie Robinson, to find out what it was like to be the man who broke baseball's color barrier. Joe plans on writing a prize-winning report. But he doesn't plan on a trip that will for a short time change the color of his skin—and forever change his view of history and his definition of courage.

With historical photos and back matter to separate the facts from the fiction, New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman takes readers on a page-turning trip through baseball’s past.

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780380800841
  • ISBN 10: 0380800845
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 02/02/2000
  • Pages: 160
  • List Price:8.50 CAD
  • Ages: 8 to 12
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 20th Century
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism

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