Jackie Robinson

From the Series History Maker Biographies

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Did you know that not all Brooklyn Dodgers fans and players welcomed Jackie Robinson to the team in 1947? Some fans and teammates weren’t welcoming to a black player at first. But Jackie’s great playing soon won them over.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-76135-940-1
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2010-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.5
BISACS JNF007100, JNF007050
Dewey 796.357092
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Lexile 730
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 135011
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and Timeline

Author: Stephanie Sammartino McPherson

Stephanie Sammartino McPherson, a former teacher and freelance newspaper writer, enjoys writing about science and the human interest stories behind major discoveries. Stephanie and her husband Richard live in Virginia but also call California home.

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History Maker Biographies

Explore the lives of famous figures found in the core of every history curriculum. Each completely nonfiction book is illustrated with historical photographs and illustrations. Sidebars, a timeline, and entertaining cartoon illustrations further illuminate each subject’s personality. View available downloads →