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.
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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