Jackie Robinson was more than just a great baseball player. As the 20th century's first African American to play for a Major League Baseball team, he changed the sport—and race relations in America—forever. Introduce students to this powerful figure in both the sports world and the civil rights movement with these fiction and nonfiction books. Titles include biographies about Robinson's life, historical nonfiction about his role in the civil rights movement in America, and fiction inspired by his life and achievements.