42 is not just a number: The Odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American Hero

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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. Baseball, basketball, football -- no matter the game, Jackie Robinson excelled. His talents would have easily landed another man a career in pro sports, but such opportunities were closed to athletes like Jackie for one reason: his skin was the wrong color. Settling for playing baseball in the Negro Leagues, Jackie chafed at the inability to prove himself where it mattered most: the major leagues. Then in 1946, Branch Rickey, manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, recruited Jackie Robinson. Jackie faced cruel and sometimes violent hatred and discrimination, but he proved himself again and again, exhibiting courage, determination, restraint, and a phenomenal ability to play the game. In this compelling biography, award-winning author Doreen Rappaport chronicles the extraordinary life of Jackie Robinson and how his achievements won over -- and changed -- a segregated nation.
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Grouping Title 42 is not just a number the odyssey of jackie robinson american hero
Grouping Author rappaport doreen
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subject_facet Baseball -- Juvenile literature, Robinson, Jackie, -- 1919-1972
title_display 42 is not just a number : the odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American hero
title_full 42 Is Not Just a Number The Odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American Hero, 42 is not just a number : the odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American hero / Doreen Rappaport
title_short 42 is not just a number :
title_sub The Odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American Hero
topic_facet Baseball, Biography & Autobiography, Juvenile Nonfiction, Robinson, Jackie, Sociology, Sports & Recreations