Jackie Robinson: Champion for Equality (Sterling Biographies Series)

Jackie Robinson: Champion for Equality (Sterling Biographies Series)

by Michael Teitelbaum


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Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier and integrated Major League baseball—changing the game forever. Kids will enjoy discovering more about this champion of equality, including:

His astonishing skill as a four-sport athlete: football, basketball, baseball, and track

How he was court-martialed during World War II for standing up for his rights

Why he was chosen to become baseball’s first black player

How he continued to build his civil rights legacy even after his baseball career ended

It’s an inspiring story, beautifully told by Michael Teitelbaum.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402763625
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 04/06/2010
Series: Sterling Biographies Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 508,141
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1140L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

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