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Jackie Robinson takes the field  Cover Image Book Book

Jackie Robinson takes the field

Smith, Elliott 1976- (author.). Orban, Janos, (illustrator.).

Summary: "On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson made history when he stepped onto the baseball diamond as a Brooklyn Dodger. For the first time in more than 60 years, a Black player took the field in a professional baseball game. How did Robinson break through the racist barriers that had kept so many Black athletes out of professional sports? And what is the enduring legacy of his remarkable accomplishment? Find out in an easy-to-read graphic novel that reveals why Jackie Robinson's shattering of the color barrier in baseball is among the greatest moments in history"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781669016892
  • ISBN: 1669016897
  • ISBN: 9781669016847
  • ISBN: 1669016846
  • ISBN: 9781669016854
  • ISBN: 9781669016878
  • ISBN: 9781669016885
  • Physical Description: print
    32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, [2024]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Jackie in the army -- Back to baseball -- Breaking the barrier -- Diamond excellence -- A hero's legacy -- More about Jackie Robinson.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8 to 11 Capstone Press.
Grades 4-6 Capstone Press.
Subject: Robinson, Jackie 1919-1972 Juvenile literature
Baseball United States History 20th century Juvenile literature
Discrimination in sports United States History 20th century Juvenile literature
African American baseball players Biography Juvenile literature
Baseball players United States Biography Juvenile literature
Robinson, Jackie 1919-1972
African American baseball players
Baseball players
Discrimination in sports
United States
Genre: Biographical comics.
Graphic novels.
Juvenile works.
Biographical comics.
Graphic novels.

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