The hero two doors down : based on the true story of friendship between a boy and a baseball legend
|Format:||Print Book 2016.|
|Availability:||Available at 21 Libraries 26 of 34 copies|
But then Steve hears a rumor that an African American family is moving to his all-Jewish neighborhood. It's 1948 and some of his neighbors are against it. Steve knows this is wrong. His hero, Jackie Robinson, broke the color barrier in baseball the year before.
Then it happens--Steve's new neighbor is none other than Jackie Robinson! Steve is beyond excited about living two doors down from the Robinson family. He can't wait to meet Jackie. This is going to be the best baseball season yet! How many kids ever get to become friends with their hero?
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-- Juvenile fiction.
Satlow, Steve -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile fiction.
Robinson, Jackie, -- 1919-1972 -- Fiction.
Satlow, Steve -- Childhood and youth -- Fiction.
Baseball players -- Juvenile fiction.
Discrimination in housing -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Christmas trees -- Juvenile fiction.
Baseball -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Jews -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Prejudices -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Flatbush (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Flatbush (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951 -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| New York :2016.
202 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm