Bushel & Peck Books Brave Like Jackie Robinson Bushel & Peck Books Brave Like Jackie Robinson
Bushel & Peck Books Brave Like Jackie Robinson Bushel & Peck Books Brave Like Jackie Robinson

Brave Like Jackie Robinson

By Nick Esposito

$14.99

Publication Date: November 1, 2022

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Ages 6 to 10, Grades 1 to 4

The second book in the Good Guys Agency series! The dynamic trio is back, and just in time! When it looks like their friend Marty is about to cave to peer pressure, Lucky, Rudy, and Red take another trip back in time for a courageous adventure with Jackie Robinson, the first Black baseball player to play Major League Baseball. It's roughgoing at first for Jackie, but he faces down prejudice with cool calm. Can Marty find courage of his own? Find out in Brave Like Jackie! What is the Good Guys Agency series? Boys need better role models, and in The Good Guys Agency series, friends Lucky, Rudy, and Red take matters into their own hands! Time travel adventures, historic heroes, comic book panels, laughs, jokes, and more deliver a winning combination of fun, education, and values to inspire a new generation of honorable men. Perfect for fans of Captain Underpants and Dog Man!

About the Author

Nick Esposito is an award-winning teacher and education consultant with a passion for bringing best practices of service learning into the classroom. Nick has travelled around the world serving with different organizations for different cultures and peoples. Through these experiences he has developed the belief that educational experiences must sharpen the mind and embrace the heart. Nick has degrees from Villanova University (Journalism, Sociology, Peace & Justice), Johns Hopkins (Masters in Urban Education) and the University of Pennsylvania (Masters in Education Entrepreneurship). Nick is the ecstatic husband of the love of his life and 'Habitat Crush', Cynthia. He is also a long time hockey player, and Philadelphia sports fan. He is the proud teacher of hundreds of students, all of whom are impacting the world in their own exciting, unique, yet quirky ways.Ricardo Tokumoto was born in Limeira, Brazil. He moved to Belo Horizonte and attended the Faculty of Fine Arts at UFMG and graduated with a BA in Animation Cinema. Today, he works on webcomics, creates comics for authors and publishers, and also works as an illustrator and animator.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 96 pages

Publisher: Bushel & Peck Books

ISBN: 9781638190806

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