Illus. in full color with black-and-white photos. "Covers not only the story of Robinson's prowess and his problems as the first black man to play in the major leagues, but also the story of the rise and fall of black baseball and some of its star players and managers. Nicely geared by vocabulary, sentence length, and print size to the primary grades audience."—Bulletin, Center for Children's Books.
About the Author
Jim Butcher is a full-time writer who lives in Independence, Missouri, with his wife, son, and ferocious guard dog.
Series: Step into Reading/Step 4 Book
For Ages: 8 - 9 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Number Of Pages: 365
Published: 1st May 1989
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 15.2 x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.1
Edition Number: 1