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Uhlberg, Myron.
Atlanta : Peachtree, 2005
IL K-3, RL 3.2
ISBN 1561453293
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Dad, Jackie, and Me by Myron Uhlberg; illustrated by Colin Bootman.
It is 1947 in Brooklyn, New York and the Dodgers have signed Jackie Robinson to play first base for the team. This will prove to be an unforgettable summer for a young boy and his deaf father as they follow the great Jackie Robinsonís career and attend their first game at Ebbets Field. Will Jackie be able to overcome prejudice as he makes his mark on baseball as the first Negro player? Catch the excitement that has all of Brooklyn cheering in Dad, Jackie, and Me.  (Pennsylvania Young Readerís Choice Awards nominee, 2008-2009)
SUBJECTS: Baseball -- Fiction.
                    Deaf -- Fiction.
                    Toleration -- Fiction.
                    Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Fiction.
                    Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) -- Fiction.
                    Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- Fiction.
                    Historical fiction.

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