Testing the Ice: A True Story about Jackie Robinson: A True Story about Jackie Robinson
by Sharon Robinson
Publication Date: Oct 01, 2009
List Price: $18.99
Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Scholastic Press
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Parent Company: Scholastic Inc.
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Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, is the author of several works of fiction and nonfiction. She has also written several widely praised nonfiction books about her father, including Jackie’s Nine Becoming Your Best Self and Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America.
Kadir Nelson illustrated two Caldecott Honor Books: Moses and Henry’s Freedom Box. Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange won the Coretta Scott King Award. Will Smith’s Just the Two of Us won an NAACP Image Award, and his new book, We are the Ship continues to garner major awards. Nelson showed artistic talent at age 3 and began working in oils by age 16. He lives with his family in San Diego, California.
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