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The story of Jackie Robinson : a biography book for new readers / written by Andrea Thorpe ; illustrated by Angie Alape.

Thorpe, Andrea, (author.). Alape, Angie, (illustrated.). Rockridge Press, (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Summary:

"Jackie Robinson was the first Black Major League Baseball player and an important civil rights leader. Before he made history as a pioneer in sports, Jackie was a hardworking kid who loved to play all kinds of ball games. When Jackie was growing up, Black and white sports players in the United States were not treated the same way. Jackie used his amazing baseball talent to help bring all players together and work toward ending the unfair treatment of Black players. Explore how Jackie went from being a thoughtful young boy growing up in California to an American role model and activist."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 921 ROBINSON (Text) 33892100746982 Children's New Books Book None 08/30/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781648766503
  • ISBN: 1648766501
  • Physical Description: 57 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Emeryville, California : Rockridge Press, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 57).
Formatted Contents Note:
A hero is born -- The early years -- Jackie the sports star -- Playing ball -- The Major Leagues -- Number 42 -- Jackie the legend -- So... who was Jackie Robinson? -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
"Jackie Robinson was the first Black Major League Baseball player and an important civil rights leader. Before he made history as a pioneer in sports, Jackie was a hardworking kid who loved to play all kinds of ball games. When Jackie was growing up, Black and white sports players in the United States were not treated the same way. Jackie used his amazing baseball talent to help bring all players together and work toward ending the unfair treatment of Black players. Explore how Jackie went from being a thoughtful young boy growing up in California to an American role model and activist." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 > Juvenile literature.
African American baseball players > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Baseball players > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Baseball > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
African American baseball players.
Baseball.
Baseball players.
United States.
Genre: Biographies.
History.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.

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