Fall 2019

Colin Kaepernick

From Free Agent to Change Agent

From the Series Gateway Biographies

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick drew positive and negative attention for kneeling during the national anthem to protest police violence against minorities in 2016. Two years later, he made headlines again when he became a spokesperson for Nike. Explore Kaepernick’s football career and his work as an activist.

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978-1-54155-617-1
On pre-order until 08/01/2019
$31.99 $23.99
978-1-54157-431-1
On pre-order until 08/01/2019
$9.99 $9.99
978-1-54155-619-5
On pre-order until 08/01/2019
$47.99 $35.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Diversity
Copyright 2020
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2019-08-01
BISACS JNF007110, JNF007050, JNF007100
Dewey 796.332092 [B]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Source notes, Teaching Guides, and Timeline

Author: Eric Braun

Eric Braun has written dozens of books for readers of all ages and edited hundreds more. He is a McKnight fellow and a nice fellow, and he likes to ride his bike really far and really fast. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two sons, some of whose antics have found their way into his books (unbeknownst to them).

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Gateway Biographies

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