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ISBN13: 9780380800841
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Like every other kid in his class, Joe Stoscack has to write a report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society. Unlike every other kid in his class, Joe has a special talent: with the help of old baseball cards, he can travel through time. So for his report, Joe decides to go back to meet one of the greatest baseball players ever, Jackie Robinson, to find out what it was like to be the man who broke baseball's color barrier. Joe plans on writing a prize-winning report. But he doesn't plan on a trip that will for a short time change the color of his skin — and forever change his view of history and his definition of

01-02 Golden Sower Award Masterlist (YA Cat.) and 00 Pennsylvania Keystone to Reading Book Award (Intermed. Cat.)Like every other kid in his class, Joe Stoshack has to write a report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society. Unlike every other kid in his class, Joe has a special talent: with the help of old baseball cards, he can travel through time. So for his report, Joe decides to go back to meet one of the greatest baseball players ever, Jackie Robinson, to find out what it was like to be the man who broke baseball's color barrier. Joe plans on writing a prize-winning report. But he doesn't plan on a trip that will for a short time change the color of his skin--and forever change his view of history and his definition of courage.

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Like every other kid in his class, Joe Stoscack has to write a report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society. Unlike every other kid in his class, Joe has a special talent: with the help of old baseball cards, he can travel through time. So for his report, Joe decides to go back to meet one of the greatest baseball players ever, Jackie Robinson, to find out what it was like to be the man who broke baseball's color barrier. Joe plans on writing a prize-winning report. But he doesn't plan on a trip that will for a short time change the color of his skin — and forever change his view ofhistory and his definition of

01-02 Golden Sower Award Masterlist (YA Cat.) and 00 Pennsylvania Keystone to Reading Book Award (Intermed. Cat.)Like every other kid in his class, Joe Stoshack has to write a report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society.Unlike every other kid in his class, Joe has a special talent: with the help of old baseball cards, he can travel through time.So for his report, Joe decides to go back to meet one of the greatest baseball players ever, Jackie Robinson, to find out what it was like to be the man who broke baseball's color barrier.Joe plans on writing a prize-winning report.But he doesn't plan on a trip that will for a short time change the color of his skin--and forever change his view of history and his definition of courage.

About the Author

Dan Gutman has written many books, including Honus &Me, Jackie &Me, The Kid Who Ran For President, The Kid Who Became President, Johnny Hangtime, The Million Dollar Shot, and Virtually Perfect. When he is not writing books, he is very often visiting a school. Dan lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey, with his wife, Nina, and their children, Sam and Emma.

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this is very good book about jackie robinson.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780380800841
Author:
Gutman, Dan
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Author:
by Dan Gutman
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Time travel
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Baseball cards
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Sports Fiction-Baseball
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Baseball Card Adventures
Series Volume:
#104
Publication Date:
20000202
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5 to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.84x4.98x.37 in. .24 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , Like every other kid in his class, Joe Stoscack has to write a report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society. Unlike every other kid in his class, Joe has a special talent: with the help of old baseball cards, he can travel through time. So for his report, Joe decides to go back to meet one of the greatest baseball players ever, Jackie Robinson, to find out what it was like to be the man who broke baseball's color barrier. Joe plans on writing a prize-winning report. But he doesn't plan on a trip that will for a short time change the color of his skin — and forever change his view ofhistory and his definition of

01-02 Golden Sower Award Masterlist (YA Cat.) and 00 Pennsylvania Keystone to Reading Book Award (Intermed. Cat.)Like every other kid in his class, Joe Stoshack has to write a report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society.Unlike every other kid in his class, Joe has a special talent: with the help of old baseball cards, he can travel through time.So for his report, Joe decides to go back to meet one of the greatest baseball players ever, Jackie Robinson, to find out what it was like to be the man who broke baseball's color barrier.Joe plans on writing a prize-winning report.But he doesn't plan on a trip that will for a short time change the color of his skin--and forever change his view of history and his definition of courage.

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