Jackie Robinson and the Big Game (Ready-to-Read Level 2 Childhood of Famous Americans)
Young Jackie Robinson looses to his older brother Mack in just about any game they play - Chase the Fox, running and jumping contests - you name it. One day Jackie gets so frustrated he runs home, stomps up to his room, and takes his anger out on Mack's stuff. But when Mack invites Jackie to play baseball with his friends, Jackie decides to give it a try - and that is when the score really starts to change!
Now younger children can reap the benefits of the Childhood of Famous Americans series. By the same publishers, this line of biographies teaches young children about some of the most well known Americans. The series was written at a level where children are ready for more complex stories, varied sentence structure, paragraphs and short chapters. Bright pictures illustrate the stories. Books close with a timeline of the featured American's life, approx. 30 pgs.