Jackie Robinson: Hero on the Baseball Field

Jackie Robinson: Hero on the Baseball Field

by Stephanie Macceca


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This biography introduces readers to Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play Major League Baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Featuring lively images and inspirational text in conjunction with a helpful glossary, index, and timeline of Robinson's life, readers will be engaged as they read about Jackie's life as a college athlete, his start in the Negro League, his stand against segregation, and his being the first person to ever get named Rookie of the Year.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433315978
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: Primary Source Readers: American Biographies Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 624,771
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 500L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

Meet Jackie 4

Young Jackie 6

Facing Unfairness 14

A Great Career 20

Paving the Way 26

Time Line 28

Glossary 30

Index 31

Americans Today 32

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