Brad Meltzer

I am Jackie Robinson

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Book FormatHardcover
AuthorBrad Meltzer
Publication DateJanuary, 2015
ISBN-139780803740860
GenreJuvenile Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography - Historical
<b>This <i>New York Times</i> Bestselling picture book biography series by Brad Meltzer has an inspiring message: We can all be heroes.</b> <p></p> Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. But he lived at a time before the Civil Rights Movement, when the rules weren't fair to African Americans. Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He became the first black player in Major League Baseball, and his bravery changed African-American history and led the way to equality in all sports in America. <p></p> This engaging series is the perfect way to bring American history to life for young children, providing them with the right role models, supplemementing Common Core learning in the classroom, and best of all, inspiring them to strive and dream.

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This New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series by Brad Meltzer has an inspiring message: We can all be heroes.

Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. But he lived at a time before the Civil Rights Movement, when the rules weren't fair to African Americans. Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He became the first black player in Major League Baseball, and his bravery changed African-American history and led the way to equality in all sports in America.

This engaging series is the perfect way to bring American history to life for young children, providing them with the right role models, supplemementing Common Core learning in the classroom, and best of all, inspiring them to strive and dream.This New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series by Brad Meltzer has an inspiring message: We can all be heroes.

Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. But he lived at a time before the Civil Rights Movement, when the rules weren't fair to African Americans. Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He became the first black player in Major League Baseball, and his bravery changed African-American history and led the way to equality in all sports in America.

This engaging series is the perfect way to bring American history to life for young children, providing them with the right role models, supplemementing Common Core learning in the classroom, and best of all, inspiring them to strive and dream.

Specifications

Series Title
Ordinary People Change the World
Publisher
Penguin Young Readers Group
Book Format
Hardcover
Original Languages
English
Number of Pages
40
Author
Brad Meltzer
Title
I am Jackie Robinson
ISBN-13
9780803740860
Publication Date
January, 2015
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)
7.81 x 7.81 x 0.38 Inches
ISBN-10
0803740867

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Great Family Read

My family bought the Martin Luther King Jr. Book for our kids to bring to school and ended up buying almost the whole series. This book like all of the others are a great read. It has a lot of facts and information. Almost like a child encyclopedia but very entertaining.


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