Jabari Jumps

by Gaia Cornwall

Other authorsGaia Cornwall (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 2017

Status

Available

Collection

Publication

Candlewick (2017), 32 pages

Description

"Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He's finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he's a great jumper, so he's not scared at all. "Looks easy," says Jabari, watching the other kids take their turns. But when his dad squeezes his hand, Jabari squeezes back. He needs to figure out what kind of special jump to do anyway, and he should probably do some stretches before climbing up onto the diving board. In a sweetly appealing tale of overcoming your fears, newcomer Gaia Cornwall captures a moment between a patient and encouraging father and a determined little boy you can't help but root for"--Amazon.com.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

32 p.; 10.25 inches

ISBN

0763678384 / 9780763678388

Barcode

969
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