Jackie Robinson: He Led the Way

Jackie Robinson: He Led the Way


Illustrator: Robert Casilla

Format
Paperback
Price
$3.99
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780448447216
  • 48 Pages
  • Penguin Young Readers
  • 6-8 years

Overview

Jackie Robinson became the first black Major League baseball player of the modern era when he stepped onto the field as a Brooklyn Dodger in 1947. In simple, engaging language, this book follows Jackie from childhood through his career as an MVP?award winning baseball player and a hero of the civil rights movement. This book is perfect for Black History Month and the start of spring training!

Series

Penguin Young Readers, Level 3
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