Jackie Robinson: Strong Inside and Out (Time For Kids Biographies Series)

Jackie Robinson: Strong Inside and Out (Time For Kids Biographies Series)

by Denise Lewis Patrick
     
 

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Take a close-up look at Jackie Robinson, the first African American to break into the modern major leagues. Interviews with experts and lively writing deliver the accurate reporting you expect from Time For Kids. Historical and contemporary photographs capture the life of this determined ballplayer and show how his achievement opened doors for athletes today.

Overview

Take a close-up look at Jackie Robinson, the first African American to break into the modern major leagues. Interviews with experts and lively writing deliver the accurate reporting you expect from Time For Kids. Historical and contemporary photographs capture the life of this determined ballplayer and show how his achievement opened doors for athletes today.

Editorial Reviews

Booklist
“ … lively journalistic design, excellent photographs drawn from the Time-Life archives, and a polished narrative extended with sidebars.”
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“Two new biographical series … have worthy entries … good, well-illustratred books with lots of photographs;”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756952372
Publisher:
Harpercollins Childrens Books
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Series:
Time For Kids Biographies Series
Pages:
44
Sales rank:
426,535
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
6 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

The editors of TIME For Kids® are committed to informing millions of kids about the world and their place in it. As part of a national news organization, they bring expert and age-appropriate reporting and photography from around the globe to books, classroom magazines, and a website.

The editors of TIME For Kids® are frequent visitors to classrooms all over the country. And the TFK Kid Reporters have appeared on The Today Show, CBS Morning Show, CNN, and Fox News.

TFK editors also publish the TIME For Kids® Science Scoops series, giving kids the inside scoop on the world’s most fascinating topics.

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