Testing the Ice

A True Story About Jackie Robinson

By Robinson, Sharon & Nelson, Kadir

Publishers Summary:
As a testament to his courage, Jackie Robinson's daughter shares memories of him, from his baseball career to the day he tests the ice for her, her brothers, and their friends.

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ISBN
978-0-54505-251-1
Publisher
New York : Scholastic Press, 2009.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2009

Gr 1-3 An affectionate tribute to Robinson's father's courage and character. In 1955, the family leaves New York City for a lakeside home in an idyllic, woodsy setting in Connecticut. Sharon and her brothers quickly make friends with the neighborhood kids and spend much of their time playing in and around the lake, though she notices that her dad never joins them in the water. Her new friends are awestruck by him and his stories of his breakt...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

Jackie Robinson's daughter describes her family's Connecticut home, complete with a lake perfect for swimming and ice skating. Through the t...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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