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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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    Juliet's Nurse

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Jackie Robinson: Champion for Equality (Sterling Biographies)

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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 baseballs first black player

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

 

Its an inspiring story, beautifully told by Michael Teitelbaum.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402763625
Author:
Teitelbaum, Michael
Publisher:
Sterling
Subject:
Baseball players -- United States.
Subject:
African American baseball players
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball & Softball
Subject:
Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
BG-HUMOR/GAMES - BG-HUMOR
Subject:
STUDY NOTES - Quamut
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Sterling Biographies®
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 10

Related Subjects

Children's » Nonfiction » Biographies
Children's » Sports and Outdoors » Biographies
Children's » Sports and Outdoors » General
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Biographies

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