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Jabari jumps / Gaia Cornwall.

Cornwall, Gaia, (author,, illustrator.).


"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"--

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763678388
  • ISBN: 0763678384
  • ISBN: 9781536202908
  • ISBN: 1536202908
  • ISBN: 9781536202915
  • ISBN: 1536202916
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
AD490L Lexile.
Structure indicator: 80 (high) Syntactic indicator: 70 (high) Semantic indicator: 70 (high) Decoding indicator: 70 (high) Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 2.3 0.5.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.3 0.5 189549.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG.)
Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book, 2018.
Subject: Courage > Juvenile fiction.
Swimming > Juvenile fiction.
Diving > Juvenile fiction.
Deep diving.
Courage > Fiction.
Diving > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Courage > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Natation > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Plongeon > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Plongée sous-marine.
JUVENILE FICTION > People & Places > United States > African American.
JUVENILE FICTION > Social Themes > New Experience.
JUVENILE FICTION > Sports & Recreation > Water Sports.
Boys > Fiction.
Genre: Children's books.
Families > Fiction.
Picture books.
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile fiction.
Paper case bindings.
Illustrated case bindings.
book jackets.
Illustrated endpapers.
picture books.
Sports fiction.
Juvenile works.
Picture books.
Picture books.
Sports fiction.
Livres d'images.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library E CORNWALL 39851001729921 Children's Me Copy hold Available -

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