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!
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Published by Penguin Young Readers Dec 27, 2007| 48 Pages| 6 x 9| 6-8 years| ISBN 9780448447216