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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Intended as an inspirational book for young people, baseball hall-of-famer Jackie Robinson’s daughter has compiled a series of brief essays and anecdotes illustrating nine values that defined her father’s approach to life: courage, determination, teamwork, persistence, integrity, citizenship, jus...| Read Full Review of Jackie's Gift
Steve is delighted to help the Robinson family decorate their Christmas tree, and when he says that his family has no tree of their own, Jackie delivers a tree to their house, not realizing that the family is Jewish.Oct 01 2010 | Read Full Review of Jackie's Gift
Big, heavy, out there alone on the lake, testing the ice to be sure it would be safe for us.” Nelson (Henry’s Freedom Box ), a Caldecott Honor artist, contributes sumptuous, cinematic paintings that immerse readers in every scene, whether it’s an eye-to-eye meeting with Dodgers general manager Br...Oct 05 2009 | Read Full Review of Jackie's Gift
In this photo biography, Robinson (Jackie's Nine: Jackie Robinson's Values to Live By ) offers an affectionate profile of her father who, she writes, "taught me to flip pancakes, hit a baseball, question political leaders, solve problems, and keep promises."| Read Full Review of Jackie's Gift
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