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In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

By Bette Bao Lord
Narrated by Melissa Hughes / 3 hours 10 minutes

In1947, the Year of the Boar, Sixth Cousin, also known as Bandit, leaves Chinawith her parents for a new beginning in America. Proud of the American namethat she chose herself, Shirley Temple Wong is optimistic that her new homewill be the land of many opportunities. But it’s harder than she expected. Shedoesn’t speak English, the kids at school ignore her, and she feels very farfrom home. But then summer comes, bringing the miracle of baseball. SoonShirley is the biggest Brooklyn Dodgers fan of all, listening to the radio tohear the triumphs and heartbreaks of the team and her hero, Jackie Robinson.Jackie Robinson proves that in America, the grandson of a slave can make adifference. And for Shirley as well, on the ball field and off, America becomesthe land of opportunity.


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Narrator Melissa Hughes
ISBN 9781609987237
Length 3 hours 10 minutes
Language English
Publisher Blackstone Publishing
Publication date
Edition Unabridged
Genres Children's & Young Adult
Libro.fm rank #12,641 Overall
Genre rank #996 in Children's