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The Resource Jackie Robinson : hero of baseball, Carin T. Ford

Jackie Robinson : hero of baseball, Carin T. Ford

Label
Jackie Robinson : hero of baseball
Title
Jackie Robinson
Title remainder
hero of baseball
Statement of responsibility
Carin T. Ford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At a time when American blacks and whites were kept apart in most aspects of their lives, one man s courage and talent changed sports history. Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play major league baseball. Even when racist insults exploded from the stands, Robinson kept his focus on the game and earned the world s admiration. For the rest of his life, Jackie Robinson continued to speak out for equality and civil rights. In this exciting biography, young readers will learn about our nation s trailblazing baseball hero
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ford, Carin T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Heroes of American history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball players
  • Discrimination in sports
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Jackie Robinson : hero of baseball, Carin T. Ford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index
Contents
  • Fighting back -- A top athlete -- Army life -- Breaking the color barrier -- Courage and dignity
  • Fighting back -- Top athlete -- Army life -- Crossing the color line -- Courage and dignity - Timeline -- Words to know -- Learn more about jackie Robinson -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9780766026001
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005009501
Other control number
9780766026001
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o58920043
  • (OCoLC)58920043
Label
Jackie Robinson : hero of baseball, Carin T. Ford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index
Contents
  • Fighting back -- A top athlete -- Army life -- Breaking the color barrier -- Courage and dignity
  • Fighting back -- Top athlete -- Army life -- Crossing the color line -- Courage and dignity - Timeline -- Words to know -- Learn more about jackie Robinson -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9780766026001
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005009501
Other control number
9780766026001
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o58920043
  • (OCoLC)58920043

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