I am Jackie Robinson By Brad Meltzer, Christopjer Eliopoulos (Illustrator) in OutlooK-12 Magazine

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Launches Summer Quest Reading Program To promote reading during the summer months, Books-A-Million is launching its Summer Quest Reading program, which features a reading list of over 75 popular books for both kids and teens. Young readers who participate will receive a Camp Half-Blood tote bag celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Percy Jackson & The Olympians book series by Rick Riordan. Here’s a sampling of their Summer Quest Reading Program books:

I am Jackie Robinson By Brad Meltzer, Christopjer Eliopoulos (Illustrator)

2015 40 pp. ISBN: 9780803740860. Dial Books. Series: Ordinary People Change World Jackie Robinson always loved sports especially baseball. But even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie 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.