Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier and integrated Major League baseballchanging the game forever. Kids will enjoy discovering more about this champion of equality, including:
His astonishing skill as a four-sport athlete: football, basketball, baseball, and track
How he was court-martialed during World War II for standing up for his rights
Why he was chosen to become baseball’s first black player
How he continued to build his civil rights legacy even after his baseball career ended
It’s an inspiring story, beautifully told by Michael Teitelbaum.