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In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

Author: Bette Lord; Melissa Hughes
Publisher: Middletown, RI : Audio Bookshelf, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Shirley Temple Wong is thrilled to be moving from her home in China to America. But it isn't easy. She doesn't speak English, the kids at school ignore her, and she feels very far from home. But then summer comes, bringing the miracle of baseball. Suddenly Shirley is playing stickball and following superstar Jackie Robinson as he leads the Brooklyn Dodgers to victory after victory. Jackie Robinson proves that in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's audiobooks
Audiobooks
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bette Lord; Melissa Hughes
ISBN: 9780981489001 : 0981489001
OCLC Number: 213133178
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Performed by Melissa Hughes.
Target Audience: "Ages 8 and up"--Container.
Description: 3 sound discs (3.25 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Bette Bao Lord.

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"Shirley Temple Wong is thrilled to be moving from her home in China to America. But it isn't easy. She doesn't speak English, the kids at school ignore her, and she feels very far from home. But then summer comes, bringing the miracle of baseball. Suddenly Shirley is playing stickball and following superstar Jackie Robinson as he leads the Brooklyn Dodgers to victory after victory. Jackie Robinson proves that in America, the grandson of a slave can make a difference. And for Shirley as well, on the ball field and off, America becomes the land of opportunity"--Container.

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