Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 32 pages, 3.3 × 4.33 × 0.05 in
Published: March 28, 2010
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0152842861
ISBN - 13: 9780152842864
From the Publisher
This is the moving story of how Jackie Robinson became the first
black player on a Major League baseball team when he joined the
Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1940s, and how on a fateful day in
Cincinnati, Pee Wee Reese took a stand and declared Jackie his
teammate. Illustrated with a blend of historic photographs and
eloquent watercolors by Paul Bacon.
About the Author
Peter Golenbock is a well-known writer of books about sports,
espcecially baseball. He lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut.
Paul Bacon also illustrated Susanna of the Alamo. He
lives in Clintondale, New York.
From Our Editors
Describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in Major League baseball and depicts the acceptance and support he received from his white teammate Pee Wee Reese.
"This is a wonderful and important story, beautifully presented."