Perspectives on American Progress: Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Tom Streissguth
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532153821
  • ISBN-13: 9781532153822
  • DDC: 796.357092
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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In 1947, black baseball player Jackie Robinson broke through Major League Baseball's color barrier when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers. This book examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Robinson himself, his wife, Rachel, and broadcaster Red Barber. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Not Just a Game.
2: On a Crusade.
3: The Ace and the Rookie.
4: In the Radio Booth.
5: Home in Brooklyn.
6: Breaking the Color Barrier.
Important Dates.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Authors.