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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KristenLaSorsa - LibraryThing
Summary: Teammates is a book about baseball back in the 1940's. Back then they had different leagues for races, until one day Branch Rickey decided to have a black man join the major league (white ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - hart0521 - LibraryThing
Great biography about Jackie Robinson journey to become the first black baseball player to play for a national baseball team. The book does contain a few hard words that would need to be explained to students in 1-2 grade. Illustration is good and helps the reader follow along with the text. Read full review