Jackie Robinson: He Led the Way (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3)

By April Jones Prince and Robert Casilla

Recommended Age: 6 — 8
Type: Biography/Autobiography, Diversity & Inclusion, Juvenile Non-Fiction, Sports

Jackie Robinson became the first black Major League baseball player of the modern era when he stepped onto the field as a Brooklyn Dodger in 1947. In simple, engaging language, this book follows Jackie from childhood through his career as an MVP-award winning baseball player and a hero of the civil rights movement