Jackie Robinson : breaking the color barrier
by Price, Sean.
|Format:||Print Book 2009|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Find out about the life of one of baseball's most beloved players. Before Jackie Robinson, black Americans were not allowed to play in the Major Leagues. Jackie and a few others changed that for good. Read about Jackie's early days in college and then playing for the "Negro Leagues." Find out how he became a Brooklyn Dodger and how he led the team on to greatness. Read about what he did after he retired from baseball. Each book in the 'American History Through Primary Sources' series delivers curriculum content by way of primary source material. Background knowledge of the subject matter is incorporated into the text. The books use clear, predictable text structures and have been leveled by a literacy expert to ensure accessibility. Vocabulary is defined at the point of use.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
|Series||Fusion (Chicago, Ill.)|
-- Juvenile literature.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American baseball players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| Chicago, Ill. :Raintree/Fusion,2009
|Other Titles|| Breaking the color barrier
32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.