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ISBN13: 9780152842864
ISBN10: 0152842861
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This is the moving story of how Jackie Robinson became the first black player on a Major League baseball team when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1940s, and how on a fateful day in Cincinnati, Pee Wee Reese took a stand and declared Jackie his teammate. Illustrated with a blend of historic photographs and eloquent watercolors by Paul Bacon.

Synopsis:

Golenbock describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in Major League baseball and depicts the acceptance and support he received from his white teammate Pee Wee Reese.

About the Author

Peter Golenbock is a well-known writer of books about sports, espcecially baseball. He lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut.
 
Paul Bacon also illustrated Susanna of the Alamo. He lives in Clintondale, New York.

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angelgirl90, January 8, 2007 (view all comments by angelgirl90)
i think that its a really good story and i wrote a short summary on it too i just love that book i like how they describe the difference between black and white people but dont ever forget every one in this world is the same
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780152842864
ill.:
Bacon, Paul
Author:
Bacon, Paul
Author:
Golenbock, Peter
Publisher:
Voyager Paperbacks
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
Baseball players
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Sociology
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - People of Color
Subject:
Social Situations - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Brooklyn dodgers (baseball team)
Subject:
Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Situations / Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series Volume:
968-1F
Publication Date:
19920831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 1 to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations and black-and-w
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.38 x 11 in
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , Golenbock describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in Major League baseball and depicts the acceptance and support he received from his white teammate Pee Wee Reese.

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