Teammates

by Peter Golenbock and Paul Bacon

This brief 11 1/4" x 8 3/4" account of segregation, racism, humiliation and personal... read more

This brief 11 1/4" x 8 3/4" account of segregation, racism, humiliation and personal courage takes place at a time in the U.S.A. "when automobiles were black and looked like tanks and the laundry was white and hung on clotheslines to dry ... " and features the former Negro Leagues, Brooklyn Dodgers General Manager Branch Rickey, Dodgers first baseman Jackie Robinson and shortstop Pee Wee Reese. Archival photographs and full-color illustrations tell as much about the 1947 baseball season for Jackie Robinson, the first African-American Major League player, as does the short text. (Ages 5-10)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1990

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