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Testing the Ice

A True Story About Jackie Robinson

by Sharon Robinson and Kadir Nelson

School And Library, 1 v. (unpaged), Scholastic, List Price: $17.99 |


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A True Story About Jackie Robinson
Sharon Robinson and Kadir Nelson

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Book 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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In Testing the Ice, Sharon Robinson describes how her father, baseball great Jackie Robinson, used to walk out onto a frozen pond to make sure it was safe for his kids to go skating. Kadir Nelson hide caption

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Jackie Robinson, 'Testing The Ice' For His Children

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