Jackie Robinson grew up in a time when all people were not treated equally. Throughout his life, Jackie saw firsthand how blacks and whites were treated differently. So when the Brooklyn Dogers asked Jackie to be the first black Major League Baseball player, he accepted the challenge. Find out how Jackie Robinson helped change baseball forever.
About the Author
Suzanne Slade is the author of 100 books for children, including many titles on science topics. Suzanne holds a Mechanical Engineering degree, and has worked on Delta IV rockets and car braking systems before beginning her writing career. She lives in a suburb of Chicago with her husband and two children.