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Summary: In graphic novel format, presents the life and achievements of the baseball player who became the first African American to play in the major leagues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Robinson 2008

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

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 ROB

Golenbock, Peter

Summary: Describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in Major League baseball and depicts the acceptance and support he received from his white teammate Pee Wee Reese.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1990

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

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: With his ability to travel through time by using baseball cards, Joe goes back to 1947 to meet Jackie Robinson, turning into a black boy in the process.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GUT

Osborne, Mary Pope

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Jack and Annie aren't great baseball players...yet! Then Morgan the librarian gives them magical baseball caps that will make them experts. They just need to wear the caps to a special ballgame in Brooklyn, New York. The magic tree house whisks them back to 1947! When they arrive, Jack and Annie find out that they will be batboys in the game, not ballplayers. What exactly does Morgan want them...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Robinson, Sharon

Summary: Eight-year-old Steve Satlow is thrilled when Jackie Robinson moves into his Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn in 1948, although many of his neighbors are not, and when Steve actually meets his hero he is even more excited--and worried that a misunderstanding over a Christmas tree could damage his new friendship.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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Robinson, Sharon

Summary: "In January of 1963, Sharon Robinson turned thirteen the night before George Wallace declared on national television 'segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever' in his inauguration for governor of Alabama. That was the start of a year that would become one of the most pivotal years in the history of America. As the daughter of Jackie Robinson, Sharon had incredible access to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: "In 1946, Branch Rickey ... owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, took a stand against Major League Baseball's infamous color line when he signed Jackie Robinson ... to the team. The deal put both men in the crosshairs of the public, the press and even other players. Facing unabashed racism from every side, Robinson was forced to demonstrate tremendous courage and let his talent on the field win over...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA FOR

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: With his ability to travel through time by using baseball cards, Joe goes back to 1947 to meet Jackie Robinson, turning into a black boy in the process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GUT

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

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

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

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

Stabler, David

Summary: Sixteen "true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes, from Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle)"--Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

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Gutman, Dan.

Summary: With his ability to travel through time by using baseball cards, Joe goes back to 1947 to meet Jackie Robinson, turning into a black boy in the process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GUT

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

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

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

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

Robinson, Sharon

Summary: A biography of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play in the major leagues, as told by his daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

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

Boseman, Chadwick

Summary: Depicts the early career of Jackie Robinson as he became the first African American Major League Baseball player when he was signed to the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FOR

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FOR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fo

Kahn, Roger.

Summary: "In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn at last reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball, a story that for decades has relied on inaccurate secondhand reports. This story contains exclusive reporting and personal reminiscences that no other writer can produce, including revelatory material he'd buried in his notebooks in the '40s and '50s, back when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 KAH

Parker, Robert B.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Parker

Rampersad, Arnold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROBINSON, JACKIE RAM

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

Metaxas, Eric.

Summary: "What makes a great man great? 'Seven Men' offers answers in the captivating stories of some of the greatest men who have ever lived. In this gallery of greatness, seven historical figures come to life as real people who experienced struggles and challenges that probably would have destroyed the resolve of most other men. What was their secret?..."--Dust jacket flap.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2013

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB ROBINSON PAT