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.
- Hardback | 32 pages
- 216.92 x 288.04 x 9.14mm | 381.02g
- 15 Mar 1990
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
- Harcourt Children's Books
- Boston, United States
- Illustrations, unspecified
About Peter Golenbock
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.