JACKIE ROBINSON: BREAKING BARRIERS IN BASEBALL
Meet history’s game changers! This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level.
When Jackie Robinson stepped up to the plate for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947, everything changed. He was the first black man to play in a major-league baseball game in the twentieth century! His brave act opened the door for more black players to achieve their own big-league dreams. But how did Jackie break baseball’s color barrier? Whether excelling at every sport he tried as a youngster or standing up for his civil rights as a soldier in the US Army, Jackie always focused on his goals. Find out how this boy who loved baseball became one of history’s greatest trailblazers!
Trailblazers is a biography series that celebrates the lives of amazing pioneers, past and present, from all over the world.
TRAILBLAZERS: LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA: RAISING THEATER TO NEW HEIGHTS
Meet history’s trailblazers! Get inspired by the true story of the creator of the Broadway blockbuster, Hamilton! A biography series for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level.
On July 19, 2015,Lin-Manuel Miranda stepped out on the Broadway stage in Hamilton. His show about Alexander Hamilton, featuring hip hop, R&B, and other music styles, became one of the most successful musicals of all time! Find out how the boy who loved performing blazed a trail in theater!
Trailblazers celebrates the lives of amazing pioneers, past and present, from all over the world. What kind of trail will you blaze?
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