Dad, Jackie, and Me
In Brooklyn, New York, in 1947, a boy learns about discrimination and tolerance as he and his deaf father share their enthusiasm over baseball and the Dodgers' first baseman, Jackie Robinson.
Racial Diversity; Disability and Health; Race Discrimination; Physical Disability; racism; prejudice; deaf; sign language; adult with a physical disability
Children's Crown Award, 2008, Honor Book
Comstock Read Aloud Book Award, 2006, Winner, Read Aloud Age (8-12)
Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, 2006, Special Recognition
Schneider Family Book Award, 2006, Winner, Picture Book
Southern California Booksellers Association Book Award, 2005, Nominee
Storytelling World Resource Award, 2006, Winner, Stories for Pre-Adolescent Listeners
baseball; boys; Brooklyn Dodgers; Jackie Robinson; toleration
Uhlberg, Myron, "Dad, Jackie, and Me" (2005). Diverse Families. 2079.