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Jackie Robinson: Young Sports Trailblazer (Childhood of Famous Americans)

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ISBN13: 9780689824531
ISBN10: 068982453x
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andlt;Bandgt;THE CHILDHOODS OF FAMOUS AMERICANS SERIESandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively inspiring, fictionalized biographies — easily read by children of eight and up — today's youngster is swept right into history. andlt;BRandgt; ABIGAIL ADAMSandlt;BRandgt; SUSAN B. ANTHONYandlt;BRandgt; NEIL ARMSTRONGandlt;BRandgt; CRISPUS ATTUCKSandlt;BRandgt; CLARA BARTONandlt;BRandgt; ELIZABETH BLACKWELLandlt;BRandgt; DANIEL BOONEandlt;BRandgt; BUFFALO BILLandlt;BRandgt; WILL CLARKandlt;BRandgt; ROBERTO CLEMENTEandlt;BRandgt; DAVY CROCKETTandlt;BRandgt; WALT DISNEYandlt;BRandgt; THOMAS A. EDISONandlt;BRandgt; ALBERT EINSTEINandlt;BRandgt; HENRY FORDandlt;BRandgt; BENJAMIN FRANKLINandlt;BRandgt; LOU GEHRIGandlt;BRandgt; HARRY HOUDINIandlt;BRandgt; LANGSTON HUGHESandlt;BRandgt; TOM JEFFERSONandlt;BRandgt; HELEN KELLERandlt;BRandgt; JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDYandlt;BRandgt; MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.andlt;BRandgt; ROBERT E.LEEandlt;BRandgt; MERTWETHER LEWISandlt;BRandgt; ABRAHAM LINCOLNandlt;BRandgt; MARY TODD LINCOLNandlt;BRandgt; THURGOOD MARSHALLandlt;BRandgt; JOHN MUIRandlt;BRandgt; ANNIE OAKLEYandlt;BRandgt; MOLLY PITCHERandlt;BRandgt; POCAHONTASandlt;BRandgt; PAUL REVEREandlt;BRandgt; KNUTE ROCKNEandlt;BRandgt; ELEANOR ROOSEVELTandlt;BRandgt; TEDDY ROOSEVELTandlt;BRandgt; BETSY ROSSandlt;BRandgt; BABE RUTHandlt;BRandgt; SACAGAWEAandlt;BRandgt; SITTING BULLandlt;BRandgt; JIM THORPEandlt;BRandgt; MARK TWAINandlt;BRandgt; GEORGE WASHINGTONandlt;BRandgt; MARTHA WASHINGTONandlt;BRandgt; WILBUR AND ORVILLE WRIGHT

Synopsis:

In this stirring fictionalized biography, young readers learn how Jackie Robinson's superior athletic skills, coupled with dignity and perseverance, helped to break the color barrier in professional sports.

Synopsis:

Jackie Robinson first encounters prejudice right in his own backyard, when a little girl's father hurls a rock at young Jackie. From then on, Jackie shows that he has guts enough not to fight back. In this stirring fictionalized biography young readers will learn how Jackie Robinson's superior athletic skills coupled with is dignity and perseverance helped to break the color barrier in professional sports. Illustrations.

Synopsis:

< FONT SIZE=+1> < B> THE CHILDHOODS OF FAMOUS AMERICANS SERIES< /B> < /FONT> < P> One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively inspiring, fictionalized biographies — easily read by children of eight and up — today's youngster is swept right into history.< P> ABIGAIL ADAMS< P> SUSAN B. ANTHONY< P> NEIL ARMSTRONG< P> CRISPUS ATTUCKS< P> CLARA BARTON< P> ELIZABETH BLACKWELL< P> DANIEL BOONE< P> BUFFALO BILL< P> WILL CLARK< P> ROBERTO CLEMENTE< P> DAVY CROCKETT< P> WALT DISNEY< P> THOMAS A. EDISON< P> ALBERT EINSTEIN< P> HENRY FORD< P> BENJAMIN FRANKLIN< P> LOU GEHRIG< P> HARRY HOUDINI< P> LANGSTON HUGHES< P> TOM JEFFERSON< P> HELEN KELLER< P> JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY< P> MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.< P> ROBERT E.LEE< P> MERTWETHER LEWIS< P> ABRAHAM LINCOLN< P> MARY TODD LINCOLN< P> THURGOOD MARSHALL< P> JOHN MUIR< P> ANNIE OAKLEY< P> MOLLY PITCHER< P> POCAHONTAS< P> PAUL REVERE< P> KNUTE ROCKNE< P> ELEANOR ROOSEVELT< P> TEDDY ROOSEVELT< P> BETSY ROSS< P> BABE RUTH< P> SACAGAWEA< P> SITTING BULL< P> JIM THORPE< P> MARK TWAIN< P> GEORGE WASHINGTON< P> MARTHA WASHINGTON< P> WILBUR AND ORVILLE WRIGHT< P>

About the Author

Herb Dunn is a pseudonym for a well-known author. Under this name, he also wrote andlt;iandgt;Joe DiMaggio: Young Sports Hero.andlt;/iandgt;

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rocketman, May 21, 2006 (view all comments by rocketman)
This book is a little sad about his race but is very powerful to encourage someone to play baseball.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780689824531
Author:
Henderson, Meryl
Author:
Henderson, Meryl
Author:
Gutman, Dan
Author:
Dunn, Herb
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Baseball players
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - People of Color
Subject:
Social Situations - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
Biographical - United States
Subject:
Robinson, jackie, 1919-1972
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Biographical - General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball & Softball
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Childhood of famous Americans series
Series Volume:
6345
Publication Date:
March 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr; bandamp;w interior illustration
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 4.69 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 192 pages Aladdin Paperbacks - English 9780689824531 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this stirring fictionalized biography, young readers learn how Jackie Robinson's superior athletic skills, coupled with dignity and perseverance, helped to break the color barrier in professional sports.
"Synopsis" by , Jackie Robinson first encounters prejudice right in his own backyard, when a little girl's father hurls a rock at young Jackie. From then on, Jackie shows that he has guts enough not to fight back. In this stirring fictionalized biography young readers will learn how Jackie Robinson's superior athletic skills coupled with is dignity and perseverance helped to break the color barrier in professional sports. Illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , < FONT SIZE=+1> < B> THE CHILDHOODS OF FAMOUS AMERICANS SERIES< /B> < /FONT> < P> One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively inspiring, fictionalized biographies — easily read by children of eight and up — today's youngster is swept right into history.< P> ABIGAIL ADAMS< P> SUSAN B. ANTHONY< P> NEIL ARMSTRONG< P> CRISPUS ATTUCKS< P> CLARA BARTON< P> ELIZABETH BLACKWELL< P> DANIEL BOONE< P> BUFFALO BILL< P> WILL CLARK< P> ROBERTO CLEMENTE< P> DAVY CROCKETT< P> WALT DISNEY< P> THOMAS A. EDISON< P> ALBERT EINSTEIN< P> HENRY FORD< P> BENJAMIN FRANKLIN< P> LOU GEHRIG< P> HARRY HOUDINI< P> LANGSTON HUGHES< P> TOM JEFFERSON< P> HELEN KELLER< P> JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY< P> MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.< P> ROBERT E.LEE< P> MERTWETHER LEWIS< P> ABRAHAM LINCOLN< P> MARY TODD LINCOLN< P> THURGOOD MARSHALL< P> JOHN MUIR< P> ANNIE OAKLEY< P> MOLLY PITCHER< P> POCAHONTAS< P> PAUL REVERE< P> KNUTE ROCKNE< P> ELEANOR ROOSEVELT< P> TEDDY ROOSEVELT< P> BETSY ROSS< P> BABE RUTH< P> SACAGAWEA< P> SITTING BULL< P> JIM THORPE< P> MARK TWAIN< P> GEORGE WASHINGTON< P> MARTHA WASHINGTON< P> WILBUR AND ORVILLE WRIGHT< P>
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