Stealing Home: Jackie Robinson: Against the Odds

Robert Burleigh (Author) Mike Wimmer (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$18.99
Publisher
Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Publish Date
January 09, 2007
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.96 X 0.39 X 10.08 inches | 0.97 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780689862762

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About the Author

Robert Burleigh is the award-winning author of many books for children, including The Adventures of Mark Twain by Huckleberry Finn, illustrated by Barry Blitt; Night Flight, illustrated by Wendell Minor; Black Whiteness, illustrated by Walter Lyon Krudop; and Sylvia's Bookshop, illustrated by Katy Wu. His many other books include Hoops; Stealing Home; and Clang! Clang! Beep! Beep! He lives in Michigan.

Mike Wimmer has illustrated many books for children, including Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth by Robert Burleigh, which was named an ALA Notable Children's Book and was called a "grand slam" in a starred review in Publishers Weekly. He also illustrated Flight: The Journey of Charles Lindbergh by Robert Burleigh, which received the Orbis Pictus Award for nonfiction. He lives in Georgia with his family.