Jackie's Got Game

jackie1by Howard Steinberg

Copyright © 2005 by LifeMed Media, Inc.

Provided with permission from LifeMed Media, Inc.

Jackie's Got Game! is an inspirational story is about a nine-year-old who comes to recognize how to put his diabetes in perspective so he can be who he wants to be. The story chronicles how Jackie faces the challenges of fitting in while enjoying and dealing with the same things as kids without diabetes — including trying out for the school basketball team. With the support of his family, friends, and coach, Jackie finally realizes that he is the same as everybody else, but a little bit different, too. Read an excerpt of Jackie's Got Game!.

Last Modified Date: July 15, 2013

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