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The hero two doors down : based on the true story of friendship between a boy and a baseball legend / Sharon Robinson.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City Public Library. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library J ROBINSON (Text) 0001002231874 JUV Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Harrisonville J ROB 2017 (Text) 0002204888099 Children's Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center J ROB 2017 (Text) 0002204888107 Children's Fiction Available -

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Eight-year-old Steve Satlow is thrilled when Jackie Robinson moves into his Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn in 1948, although many of his neighbors are not. When Steve actually meets his hero he is even more excited -- and worried that a misunderstanding over a Christmas tree could damage his new friendship.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.3 4 179854.
Awards Note:
Great Kids Can Read Nominee, 2018-2019.
Subject: Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 > Juvenile fiction.
Satlow, Steve > Childhood and youth > Juvenile fiction.
Baseball players > Juvenile fiction.
Discrimination in housing > New York (State) > New York > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Christmas trees > Juvenile fiction.
Baseball stories.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Jews > United States > Juvenile fiction.
Race relations > Juvenile fiction.
Prejudices > Juvenile fiction.
Flatbush (New York, N.Y.) > History > Juvenile fiction.
Flatbush (New York, N.Y.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > History > 1898-1951 > Juvenile fiction.
Summary: Eight-year-old Steve Satlow is thrilled when Jackie Robinson moves into his Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn in 1948, although many of his neighbors are not. When Steve actually meets his hero he is even more excited -- and worried that a misunderstanding over a Christmas tree could damage his new friendship.

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