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Published by Chelsea Juniors in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.,
  • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • African American baseball players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Baseball players.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 74) and index.

StatementIrwin B. Bergman.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesJunior world biographies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV865.R6 B47 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1415687M
ISBN 100791017710, 0791021130
LC Control Number93025170

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