Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson
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Annotation: Biography of Jackie Robinson, the first African-American baseball player to play in the major leagues.
Genre: Biographies
Catalog Number: #160669
Format: Perma-Bound Edition
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Copyright Date: 2005
Edition Date: 2005
Pages: 24 pages
Availability: Available (Limited Quantities Available / While Supplies Last)
ISBN: Publisher: 0-8368-4318-5 Perma-Bound: 0-605-32346-1
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-0-8368-4318-7 Perma-Bound: 978-0-605-32346-9
Dewey: 921
LCCN: 2004044477
Dimensions: 22 cm.
Language: English
Horn Book
Without avoiding the difficult aspects Jackie Robinson and Tiger Woods faced in their lives and careers (racism and discrimination), each of these easy-to-read biographies dully tells its subject's story. Both books are liberally illustrated with photographs and sidebars that provide additional information about such relevant topics as the Tiger Woods Foundation and segregation. Reading list, websites. Glos., ind.
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Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 23) and index.
Word Count: 1,485
Reading Level: 3.2
Interest Level: 2-5
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 3.2 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 81111 / grade: Lower Grades

People We Should Know is a series of biographies designed for beginning readers. Each book introduces one of the most important individuals in recent times and explains what makes her or him so remarkable. Historic and contemporary photos and easy-to-read text help readers understand each person's life and times.

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