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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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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.

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User Review  - cindyofili - LibraryThing

This book discusses segregation during the time period of the early mid 1900s. It centers around Jackie Robinson and his process with trying to become the first African American male in major league ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kayla - Goodreads

Describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in MLB. Shows a lot about friendship and how to not be prejudice. Also, informative about rascism. Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Peter Golenbock is a well-known writer of books about sports, espcecially baseball. He lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut.   Paul Bacon also illustratedSusanna of the Alamo. He lives in Clintondale, New York.