The Negro Leagues' Integration Era

The Negro Leagues' Integration Era covers the history of the Negro Leagues, its players' segregation from Major League Baseball, and their eventual integration. Readers will meet owners, players, and managers who were supporters of integration such as Branch Rickey, Bill Veeck, Clay Hopper, and PeeWee Reese, as well as those who held the Color Line such as Kenesaw Landis and Cap Anson. Black players to join the major leagues such as Jackie Robinson, Larry Doby, Don Newcombe, Sachel Paige, Dan Bankhead, Willard Brown, Hank Thompson, Roy Campanella, Monte Irvin, Willie Mays, Ray Dandridge, Minnie Minoso, Elston Howard, Ernie Banks, Hank Aaron and Pumpsie Green are introduced. Vivid descriptions of the legendary players and their stories explore the social impact of black baseball in segregated America. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Format Price Qty
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Dewey 796.357
Lexile 950L
ATOS Reading Level 6.0
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Guided Reading Level T
Copyright 2013
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Imprint SportsZone
ISBN 9781617835094, 9781614803232, Q35094
Format Reinforced Hardcover, eBook, QR Bundle

Author: Bo Smolka