Thank You, Jackie Robinson

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Harper Collins, Apr 24, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages
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After Sam's father died, he became so wrapped up in the Brooklyn Dodgers that he could describe every game they'd played in the past four years. Nobody was very interested, until Sam met Davy. They came from different races, religions, and generations. But it didn't take long before they had a friendship that went well beyond baseball.


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User Review  - farfromkansas - LibraryThing

Thank You, Jackie Robinson, written by Barbara Cohen and illustrated by Richard Cuffari, is a touching story about the friendship that develops between a young Jewish boy, named Sam, and an older ... Read full review

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Sam Green, a Jewish boy, is a Brooklyn Dodger fan. No, he's not a fan, he's a fanatic. He can do a play-by-play of games from previous seasons. Davy, a black man who works for Sam's mom, is also a ... Read full review


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Barbara Cohen (1932-1992) was the author of several acclaimed picture books and novels for young readers, including The Carp in the Bathtub, Yussel's Prayer: A Yom Kippur Story, Thank You, Jackie Robinson, and King of the Seventh Grade.

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