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Jabari Jumps

Written & illustrated by Gaia Cornwall
Part of the Jabari Book Series
Published by Candlewick Press
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May 9, 2017
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Working up the courage to take a big, important leap is hard, but Jabari is almost absolutely ready to make a giant splash.

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.

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Gaia Cornwall

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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Book Details

ISBN:
9780763678388
Publication Date:
May 9, 2017
Word Count:
463
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2017940756
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0763678384
Lexile® Level:
AD490L
ATOS® Book Level:
2.3
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
189549
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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