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Jackie Robinson

American Hero

By Sharon Robinson, 1950-

Just in time for the major motion picture release, discover everything you wanted to know about Jackie Robinson!

To tie- in with the April 2013 release of the movie 42, the life story of Jackie Robinson, this full-color comprehensive biography will feature everything there is to know about this inspiring American hero. The movie, featuring high-profile actors such as Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni, and T.R. Knight, explores Robinson's history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. The biography will explore what led up to Robinson's signing and what happened after. As the first black man to play major league baseball, his progress monumentally influenced the desegregation of baseball. Because of this, Robinson became an icon for not only the sport of baseball, but also for the civil -rights movement. Featuring photos throughout, this biography will be a sports tale and a history lesson. It will coincide with the movie and also provide many more Robinson details, introducing him to a new generation of readers.

Format

Book

Availability

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Publish Date

2013

ISBN

054556915X


Format: Book
Author: Robinson, Sharon, 1950-
Summary: Chronicles the life and career of the pioneering baseball player, discussing his impact on civil rights.
Title: Jackie Robinson : American hero / by Sharon Robinson.
Publisher Date: New York : Scholastic, Inc., [2013], ©2013.
Subject: Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Juvenile literature. Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature African American baseball players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Isbn: 054556915X 9780545569156 054556915X 9780545569156
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 5
System Items Total: 8
Call Number: CB Robinson
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Bib Id: 447748

Format: Book
Author: Robinson, Sharon, 1950-
Summary: Chronicles the life and career of the pioneering baseball player, discussing his impact on civil rights.
Title: Jackie Robinson : American hero / by Sharon Robinson.
Publisher, Date: New York : Scholastic, Inc., [2013], ©2013.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Subjects: Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: African American baseball players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
LCCN: 2012046058
ISBN: 054556915X
ISBN: 9780545569156
ISBN: 054556915X
ISBN: 9780545569156
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 5
Total Copies: 8
Call Number: CB Robinson