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Who Was Jackie Robinson?|Gail Herman
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As a kid, Jackie Robinson loved sports. And why not? He was a natural at football, basketball, and, of course, baseball. But beyond athletic skill, it was his strength of character that secured his place in sports history. In 1947 Jackie joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the long-time color barrier in major league baseball. It was tough being first- not only did fans send hate mail but some of his own teammates refused to accept him. Here is an inspiring sports biography, with black-and-white illustrations throughout.

  • ISBN-13: 9780448455570
  • ISBN-10: 0448455579
  • Publisher: Penguin Workshop
  • Publish Date: December 2010
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.2 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds
  • Page Count: 112
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-11