Reaching the Next Generation: Jackie Robinson’s Story in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

This article was written by Mary E. Corey

This article was published in Jackie Robinson: Perspectives on 42

MARY E. COREY is an associate professor of American history and social studies education emerita at the State University of New York, Brockport. Her work combines scholarly interests in women’s history and civil-rights history. She has published numerous articles and presented her research at the Organization of American Historians Annual Conferences, Researching New York Annual Conferences, the Annual Conferences of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, and the Jerry Malloy Negro Leagues Conferences. Recent publications include the co-authored Faculty and Student editions of Before Jackie: The Negro Leagues, Civil Rights, and the American Dream. Individually, United States History, Parts I and II, for the National Center for Migrant Education. Her latest is The Political Life and Times of Matilda Joslyn Gage.