Teammates

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 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  - 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

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User 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

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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 illustrated Susanna of the Alamo . He lives in Clintondale, New York.