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In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

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Publisher:
Harper Trophy,
Pub. Date:
2003.
Edition:
Revised Harper Trophy edition.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 4.6 - AR Pts: 4
Lexile measure:
730L
Description

A timeless classic that will enchant readers who love Jennifer L. Holm and Thanhha Lai, about an immigrant girl inspired by the sport she loves to find her own home team--and to break down any barriers that stand in her way.

Shirley Temple Wong sails from China to America with a heart full of dreams. Her new home is Brooklyn, New York. America is indeed a land full of wonders, but Shirley doesn't know any English, so it's hard to make friends.

Then a miracle happens: baseball! It's 1947, and Jackie Robinson, star of the Brooklyn Dodgers, is a superstar. Suddenly Shirley is playing stickball with her class and following Jackie as he leads the Brooklyn Dodgers to victory after victory.

With her hero smashing assumptions and records on the ball field, Shirley begins to feel that America is truly the land of opportunity--and perhaps has also become her real home.

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ISBN:
9780064401753
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.6, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
730L
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Last Grouping Update 2019-06-28 04:37:12AM
Last Indexed 2019-08-23 12:46:45PM

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display_description In 1947, a Chinese child comes to Brooklyn where she becomes Americanized at school, in her apartment building, and by her love for baseball. Shirley Temple Wong sails from China to America with a heart full of dreams. Her new home is Brooklyn, New York. America is indeed a land full of wonders, but Shirley doesn't know any English, so it's hard to make friends. Then a miracle-baseball-happens. It is 1947, and Jackie Robinson, star of the Brooklyn Dodgers, is everyone's hero. Jackie Robinson is proving that a black man, the grandson of a slave, can make a difference in America and for Shirley as well, on the ball field and off, America becomes the land of opportunity.
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subject_facet Baseball -- Fiction
Children's stories, American
Chinese Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Moving, Household -- Juvenile fiction
Schools -- Juvenile fiction
title_display In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
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Chinese Americans
Moving, Household
Schools