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Jackie and Me


A book written by Dan Gutman

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With the help of old baseball cards, Joe can travel through time. So when Joe writes a book report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society, he goes back in time to meet Jackie Robinson.

Reviewed by Owen, age 9

Owen says, “This book is totally awesome!”

Joe Stoshack's class has to do an oral report about an African American for black history month.This is no problem for Joe. With his traveling through time ability, he goes back to 1947 to meet Jackie Robinson, the first black player to play on a Major League team for 50 years. Joe learned all about how baseball was segregated and wins the prize for the best oral report. The prize was for tickets to the Kentucky Kingdom.