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42 is not just a number : the odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American hero  Cover Image Book Book

42 is not just a number : the odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American hero / Doreen Rappaport.

Rappaport, Doreen, (author.).

Summary:

An eye-opening look at the life and legacy of Jackie Robinson, the man who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball and became an American hero.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763676247
  • ISBN: 0763676241
  • ISBN: 9781536206326
  • ISBN: 1536206326
  • Physical Description: 119 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date, binding, and paging may vary.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 112-114) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The neighborhood, 1927 -- Jack's idol, 1932 -- "International day," summer 1934 -- Mack's big challenge, July 18, 1936 -- A new path, January 1938 -- University life, February 1939-March 1941 -- From private to lieutenant, July-August 1942 -- The confrontation, July 6- November 28, 1944 -- In the Negro leagues, March-August 1945 -- Advocates for change, 1937-1947 -- The interview, August 28, 1945 -- The journey out, February 28-29, 1946 -- In the minor leagues, March 4-October 4, 1946 -- Bench jockeying, April-May 1947 -- Stealing home, June 24, 1947 -- The public speaks, July 1947 -- An alone life, July-August 1947 -- The final stretch, August-September 1947 -- The triumphant return, late September 1947 -- The Subway Series, September 30-October 6, 1947 -- 42 is not just a number, April 15, 1997.
Target Audience Note:
1010L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7 3 190574.
Awards Note:
YALSA quick picks for reluctant YA readers; Nonfiction 2018.
Subject: Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 > Juvenile literature.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972. > Juvenile literature.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
African American baseball players > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Baseball players > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Baseball > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Baseball > Juvenile literature.
African American baseball players > Biography.
Discrimination in sports > United States > History.
United States.
United States > History > 1933-1945.
United States > History > 1945-1953.
Genre: Biographies.
Biographies.
History.
Juvenile works.

Available copies

  • 12 of 12 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Scenic Regional.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 12 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Scenic Regional-Sullivan JB ROB (Text) 3006306140 Juvenile NonFiction Available -
Scenic Regional-Union JB ROB (Text) 3005979105 Juvenile NonFiction Reshelving -
Scenic Regional-Warrenton JB ROB (Text) 3005979091 Juvenile NonFiction Available -


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