On September 18, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group welcomed publishing and library professionals to the Jackie Robinson Museum located in New York’s Hudson Park, which recently opened its doors to visitors. Ahead of the release of their children’s biography Call Him Jack: The Story of Jackie Robinson (FSG, Sept. 20), authors Michael G. Long and Yohuru Williams offered a walking tour of the museum, highlighting significant accomplishments in Robinson’s life, along with personal stories from their book. We’ve gathered highlights from the tour.

Guests observing the exhibits in the opening gallery of the Jackie Robinson Museum.

Touch screen galleries highlighting Robinson’s notable feats were available for guests to view.

Authors Michael G. Long (far l.) and Yohuru Williams (l.) began their tour by detailing the importance of Robinson as more than an athlete, but as an activist.

Guests listening as Long and Williams discussed Robinson’s relationship with his wife, Rachel Robinson.

Macmillan school and library marketing director Mary Van Akin showcased a copy of Call Him Jack and thanked visitors for attending.

Long and Williams answered questions from walking tour guests.