cute cartoon jackie robinson about to smack a home run

I am Jackie Robinson

by Christopher Eliopoulos and Brad Meltzer

As a great athlete faced with great prejudices, Jackie Robinson became the first black player to join a major-league baseball team, helping tremendously to pave the the way for more equality in American sports. Teach your child about his amazing life and career with colorful comic-style illustrations and easy-to-understand language. This book is part of the series Ordinary People Change the World--check out the kid-friendly stories of other important figures in history here!