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The Resource Who was Jackie Robinson?, by Gail Herman ; illustrated by John O'Brien

Who was Jackie Robinson?, by Gail Herman ; illustrated by John O'Brien

Label
Who was Jackie Robinson?
Title
Who was Jackie Robinson?
Statement of responsibility
by Gail Herman ; illustrated by John O'Brien
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of Jackie Robinson, the first African-American player in major league baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, discussing his family, college and military years, athletic abilities, career in the Negro Leagues, move to the majors, and activism on behalf of African-Americans
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Herman, Gail
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • RL: 3.4
  • 670 L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
Grades 5-8
LC call number
  • GV865.R6
  • GV865.R6
LC item number
  • H47 2011
  • H47 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
4.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
O'Brien, John
Series statement
Who was-- ?
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • Baseball players
  • African American baseball players
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Who was Jackie Robinson?, by Gail Herman ; illustrated by John O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Note
IRIP / IRP comprehension
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Who was Jackie Robinson? -- Born in the South -- A new home -- All-around athlete -- College star -- Ready for change -- Army days -- The monarchs and the Negro leagues -- Game change -- Spring training -- The minors -- The majors -- Number 42 -- Glory years -- Beyond baseball -- The legend lives on -- Timelines -- Bibliography
Control code
sky234798213
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
105 p.
Isbn
9781451736595
Lccn
2010022831
Other physical details
ill., maps, charts
Label
Who was Jackie Robinson?, by Gail Herman ; illustrated by John O'Brien
Publication
Note
IRIP / IRP comprehension
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Who was Jackie Robinson? -- Born in the South -- A new home -- All-around athlete -- College star -- Ready for change -- Army days -- The monarchs and the Negro leagues -- Game change -- Spring training -- The minors -- The majors -- Number 42 -- Glory years -- Beyond baseball -- The legend lives on -- Timelines -- Bibliography
Control code
sky234798213
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
105 p.
Isbn
9781451736595
Lccn
2010022831
Other physical details
ill., maps, charts

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