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Follow My Leader by James B. Garfield (1957)

Follow My Leader is one of the first books I remember reading in grade school back in the 1960s.  It took me awhile to remember the title, but I finally found it! Jimmy is eleven years old and dreams of … Continue reading

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Three Great Books about Jackie Robinson!

Stealing Home: The Story of Jackie Robinson by Barry Denenberg.   In 1919,  Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born on a small sharecroppers farm in Georgia.  When he was just six months old, his father ran off leaving Jackie’s mother to raise and … Continue reading

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