In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson (Compact Disc)

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson By Bette Bao Lord, Nancy Wu (Read by) Cover Image
By Bette Bao Lord, Nancy Wu (Read by)
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A timeless classic that will enchant readers who love Jennifer L. Holm and Thanhh Lại, 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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798212215640
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: April 11th, 2023
Language: English