Thank You, Jackie Robinson by Barbara Cohen

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A fatherless white boy, who shares with an old African American man an enthusiasm for the Brooklyn Dodgers and first baseman Jackie Robinson, takes a ball autographed by Jackie to his elderly friend's deathbed.
 

About Barbara Cohen

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Barbara Cohen authored "The Carp in the Bathtub, " a Passover story that critics dubbed a modern classic. She's also the author of "Yussel's Prayer: A Yom Kippur Story, " awarded the 1983 Association of Jewish Librarians Book Award and the 1983 National Jewish Book Award for picture books. Highly regarded for her novels as well, which include "Thank You, Jackie Robinson" and "King of the Seventh Grade, " and recipient of the 1983 National Jewish Book Award for children s fiction, Barbara Cohen received the Sydney Taylor Body-of-Work Award presented by the Association of Jewish Librarians. She died in 1992. Cuffari is a graduate of Pratt Institute.
 
Published January 1, 1997 by Perfection Learning. 125 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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