This worksheet is meant to be completed after reading the book "Teammates" by Peter Golenbock. It deals with themes of discrimination and friendship as it chronicles the story of Jackie Robinson's entry into Major League baseball.
(Black History Book) Herman, G. (2010). “Who was Jackie Robinson” New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap. Grades: 3-5. This book is a sports biography about Jackie Robinson. Most people believe Robinson was the first black in Major League Baseball, but this is false. Robinson is most notably known for his strength of character, which has help secured his place in sports history. This book claims he was the first black athlete in Major League Baseball. –Kelby Homeister