Teammates by Peter Golenbock

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This is the moving story of how Jackie Robinson became the first black player on a Major League baseball team when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1940s, and how on a fateful day in Cincinnati, Pee Wee Reese took a stand and declared Jackie his teammate. Illustrated with a blend of historic photographs and eloquent watercolors by Paul Bacon.


About Peter Golenbock

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Peter Golenbock is a well-known writer of books about sports, espcecially baseball. He lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Paul Bacon also illustrated Susanna of the Alamo. He lives in Clintondale, New York.
Published January 1, 2000 by SCHOLASTIC INC. @. 40 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Golenbock is candid about the choice of a man ""with the courage not to fight back,"" as well as about the ugly reception Robinson had from both the public and his new team, until--in the book's moving climax--Pee Wee Reese made a public move to stand by Robinson.

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Enhanced by an unusual combination of archival photographs and vigorous illustrations, this thoughtful, noteworthy book chronicles Jackie Robinson's early days with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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