The Resource I am Jackie Robinson, Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos

I am Jackie Robinson, Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos

Label
I am Jackie Robinson
Title
I am Jackie Robinson
Statement of responsibility
Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Presents an illustrated biography of the man who broke baseball's color barrier and changed the way Americans viewed equality in sports
  • "Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. He could run, leap, and throw better than any other kid around. But he lived at a time when the rules weren't fair to African Americans: Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He became the first black baseball player on a major-league team, and his bravery helped lead the way to equality in all sports in America."--Jacket
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meltzer, Brad
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV865.R6
LC item number
M45 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Eliopoulos, Chris
Series statement
Ordinary people change the world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • Baseball players
  • African American baseball players
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Baseball
Target audience
juvenile
Label
I am Jackie Robinson, Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
39 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780803740860
Lccn
2014017473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)880672163
  • 529451
  • (OCoLC)ocn880672163
  • 529451
Label
I am Jackie Robinson, Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
39 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780803740860
Lccn
2014017473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)880672163
  • 529451
  • (OCoLC)ocn880672163
  • 529451

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