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McCully, Emily Arnold.

Summary: "A picture book biography about Lizzie Murphy, the first woman to play in a major league exhibition game and the first person to play on both the New England and American leagues' all-star teams"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MUR

Hubbard, Crystal.

Summary: "A picture book biography highlighting a pivotal event in the childhood of African American baseball player Marcenia "Toni Stone" Lyle Alberga, the woman who broke baseball's gender barrier by becoming the first female roster member of a professional Negro League team"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.357 HUB

Rappaport, Doreen

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROB

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: Discusses the life and career of the Pittsburgh Pirates legend who was one of the greatest hitters and fielders in baseball history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Yolen 2010

Kelly, David A.

Summary: On January 5, 1920, the Boston Red Sox traded Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees. That's when, some say, that the Red Sox's reversal of fortune began.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE KEL

O'Connor, Jim.

Summary: Presents a biography of the first black baseball player to play in the major leagues when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Also traces the history of all-black baseball teams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1989

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 O'CON

Meltzer, Brad.

Summary: "Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. He could run, leap, and throw better than any other kid around. But he lived at a time when the rules weren't fair to African Americans: Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Robinson 2015

Winter, Jonah.

Summary: In this striking picture book biography, an old-timer tells us what made Sandy Koufax so amazing. We learn that the beginning of his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers was rocky, that he was shy with his teammates, and experienced discrimination as one of the only Jews in the game. We hear that he actually quit, only to return the next season--different--firing one rocket after another over the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.357 WIN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KOU

Morrison, Jessica.

Summary: Surveys the life and career of the baseball star most noted for hitting 755 home runs--a record that lasted over thirty years--describing his time in the Negro Leagues and his work off the field to advance equal opportunity in baseball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 AAR

Mara, Wil.

Summary: When Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers he became the fir st African American to play on a white Major League Baseball team. Read about how Robinson changed the face of baseball when he broke the color barrier and opened the door for the non-white players that followed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROB

Jones, Carrie

Summary: "Biography of Major League Baseball catcher and coach who was a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kar-Ben Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BER

Rubin, Robert

Summary: A biography of the Detroit Tiger star who is considered to be one of the greatest baseball players in history and who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1978

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.357 RUB

Prince, April Jones.

Summary: A brief, illustrated biography of Jackie Robinson that chronicles his childhood, describes his success in baseball, and discusses his role in the civil rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Robinson 2008

Buckley, James

Summary: Provides a history of the World Series and profiles some of the most famous men who have competed in this century-old event.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE BUC

Hoena, B. A.

Summary: "In an era of discrimination, Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball's race barrier. Facing harassment, he stayed focused on the game, becoming the MLB Rookie of the Year in 1947 and later a baseball legend"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 ROB

Kelly, David A. (David Andrew)

Summary: Profiles the life of the baseball player who discovered that mud worked better than dirty water for breaking in baseballs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.357 KEL

Murphy, Frank.

Summary: Batter up! It's 1919 and baseball is in trouble! All across the country, people are throwing down their bats, and giving up America's national pastime. It's up to Babe Ruth to win back fans and save baseball! Can he do it, or will he strike out?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MUR

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Presents the childhood of the man who would grow up to be the first African American player in major league baseball. Annotation. Young Jackie Robinson looses to his older brother Mack in just about any game they play -- Chase the Fox, running and jumping contests -- you name it. One day Jackie gets so frustrated he runs home, stomps up to his room, and takes his anger out on Mack's stuff. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE GUT

Gregory, Josh

Summary: As the first African American ever to play for a major league baseball team, Jackie Robinson helped change race relations in America forever. Readers will learn about Robinson’s early success as a versatile athlete and the difficulties he faced in an era of widespread prejudice and segregation. The will also find out how he came to break pro baseball’s color barrier and how he used his fame to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 ROB

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: Looks at the life of Major League Baseball and New York Yankee legend Lawrence "Yogi" Berra, describing how his differences challenged his baseball prospects and helped motivate him to prove his abilities as a player, coach, and manager.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BER

Kramer, Sydelle

Summary: Brief profiles of such hard-hitting players as Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Hank Aaron, and Miguel Cabrera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.357 KRA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.357 KRA

Flynn, Brendan

Summary: Learn about Miguel Cabrera's early life, career, biggest sports moments, and what makes him a champion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Childs World 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB CABRERA FLY

Golenbock, Peter

Summary: A biography of the Hall of Fame baseball player who broke Babe Ruth's career home run record.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB AARON GOL

Summary: Learn how baseball's Jackie Robinson opened doors for athletes of all races.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB ROBINSON PAT

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