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Testing the ice: a true story about Jackie Robinson

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Publisher:
Scholastic Press,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Description
Sharon Robinson, the daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, has crafted a hearwarming, true story about growing up with her father. When Jackie Robinson retires from baseball and moves his family to Connecticut, the beautiful lake on their property is the center of everyone's fun. The neighborhood children join the Robinson kids for swimming and boating. But oddly, Jackie never goes near the water. In a dramatic episode that first winter, the children beg to go ice skating on the lake. Jackie says they can go--but only after he tests the ice to make sure it's safe. The children prod and push to get Jackie outside, until hesitantly, he finally goes. Like a blind man with a stick, (contd.)
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ISBN:
9780545052511
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3.9, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
800L
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Full title testing the ice a true story about jackie robinson
Author robinson sharon
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 12:10:28PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-22 12:12:34PM

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subject_facet African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Baseball stories, Courage -- Juvenile fiction, Robinson, Jackie, -- 1919-1972 -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Testing the ice : a true story about Jackie Robinson
title_full Testing the ice : a true story about Jackie Robinson / by Sharon Robinson ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson
title_short Testing the ice :
title_sub a true story about Jackie Robinson
topic_facet African Americans, Baseball stories, Courage, Robinson, Jackie