• I Am Jackie Robinson

  • Ordinary People Change the World Series
  • By: Brad Meltzer
  • Narrated by: Donte Bonner, Various
  • Length: 18 mins
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Publisher's Summary

This New York Times best-selling biography series by Brad Meltzer has an inspiring message: We can all be heroes.

Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. But he lived at a time before the Civil Rights Movement, when the rules weren't fair to African Americans. Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He became the first black player in Major League Baseball, and his bravery changed African-American history and led the way to equality in all sports in America.

This engaging series is the perfect way to bring American history to life for young children, providing them with the right role models, supplementing Common Core learning in the classroom, and best of all, inspiring them to strive and dream.

©2019 Brad Meltzer (P)2019 Listening Library

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Love it. Thank you Jackie Robinson. Excellent .

Loved it. Excellent narration. Thanks to Jackie Robinson for making the way for blacks and other races in baseball.

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We love this series

We love the I am series. My son wants to listen to them all. He has read most of them but now he wants to listen to them as well.