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.
Age Range: 4 - 7 years
Grade Level: Preschool - 3
Lexile Measure: 930L (What's this?)
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers (August 17, 1992)
Product Dimensions: 11 x 0.1 x 8.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.3 ounces