Overview

As a kid, Jackie Robinson loved sports. And why not? He was a natural at football, basketball, and, of course, baseball. But beyond athletic skill, it was his strength of character that secured his place in sports history. In 1947 Jackie joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the long-time color barrier in major league baseball. It was tough being first- not only did "fans" send hate mail but some of his own ...
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Who Was Jackie Robinson?

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Overview

As a kid, Jackie Robinson loved sports. And why not? He was a natural at football, basketball, and, of course, baseball. But beyond athletic skill, it was his strength of character that secured his place in sports history. In 1947 Jackie joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the long-time color barrier in major league baseball. It was tough being first- not only did "fans" send hate mail but some of his own teammates refused to accept him. Here is an inspiring sports biography, with black-and-white illustrations throughout.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101476550
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 12/23/2010
  • Series: Who Was...? Series
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 24,950
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author


Gail Herman lives in Newton, Massachusetts. John O'Brien lives in Delran, New Jersey. Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.


Gail Herman lives in Newton, Massachusetts. John O'Brien lives in Delran, New Jersey. Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.


Gail Herman lives in Newton, Massachusetts. John O'Brien lives in Delran, New Jersey. Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2011

    Jackie Robinson.

    I really like this book. its very inspiring.

    12 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2013

    Em

    THIS WAS THE BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!!!

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2013

    I really like it

    One of the best who was books

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2013

    :) new movie about Jackie called "42" (his number!

    A new movie is coming out about Jackie called "42"... see the trailer on youtube. It comes out April 12 (2013) ! The book is really good!!!! I love Jackie!!!!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2013

    Shutup whovever is #6

    AWESOME

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2013

    Awsome

    Cool book ,fast book,good book,and AWOSM!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 2, 2013

    Nice love it

    Love the book

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 12, 2013

    Amasing

    Great

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2013

    Who was Jackie Robinson? WhoWa Who Was Jackie ROBISON

    A brown man who is a baseball player and is civil rights leader .I liked the book you should read the series and the book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2013

    JR!!

    #8 in the words of chris jericho: will you please shut the HELL up!!!

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2013

    Aecsghgaf

    Awesome! P.S the Jim crows laws were very offensive.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2012

    WOW STUPID DONT KNOW WHY I AM COMMENTING

    STUPID AWFUL RETARDATION BOOB FOO TURDS POOPSICLES FARTHEAD NO GOOD PIG THIS BOOK IS THAT AWFUL

    1 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2014

    there Shutup and sit your butt down

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    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2014

    Sex

    Want it?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2014

    Best book ever

    I loved the book! I learnd so much from the book! It also toght me how to be a better baseball player

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2014

    Hi

    This book is alsome! Get it! GET IT! Thats all I have to say

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2014

    Love

    Love is a good thing hate is not long live #42

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 2, 2013

    Jackie robinson

    I really like baseball Ive never read it but i think other people would if your a baaeball lover this would be a great book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2013

    Who is jackie rodson

    I loved thisbook

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    Posted January 27, 2012

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