Jabari Jumps

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"This simple and sincere tale of working up courage to face fears makes quite a splash." -- Kirkus Reviews

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, Gaia Cornwall captures a moment between a patient and encouraging father and a determined little boy you can't help but root for.

Author: Gaia Cornwall
Binding Type: Paperback
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Published: 04/07/2020
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.4lbs
Size: 11.10h x 9.60w x 0.20d
ISBN: 9781536202908
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 2.3
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 189549 / Jabari Jumps

About the Author
Gaia Cornwall is an illustrator who loves making patterns for surface design. Her work can be seen in magazines, in logos, on various products, and even in movies. Jabari Jumps is her first picture book. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

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