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Jackie's Gift

Written by Sharon Robinson & illustrated by E. B. Lewis
Published by Viking Juvenile
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Young Steve Satlow is thrilled when his hero Jackie Robinson moves onto his block. After the famed second baseman invites Steve to a Dodgers game, the two become friends. So when Jackie hears that the Satlows don’t have a Christmas tree, he decides to give them one, not realizing the Satlows are Jewish. But Jackie’s gift helps these two different families discover how much they have in common.

Written by the daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson and illustrated by a Caldecott Honor winner, Jackie’s Gift is a holiday tale-based on a true story-about friendship and breaking barriers.

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Themes:
America
Categories:
fiction

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Who Wrote Jackie's Gift

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Sharon Robinson

Sharon Robinson is the author of several children’s books, as well as an educational consultant for Major League Baseball and the Vice Chairman of the Jackie Robinson Foundation. She lives in Apollo Beach, Florida.
E. B. Lewis has illustrated almost fifty picture books since 1993, many of them award winners. He teaches illustration at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He lives in Folsom, New Jersey.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780670011629
Publication Date:
October 14, 2010

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