Promises to Keep How Jackie Robinson Changed America

She also tells the off-the-field story of Robinson's hard-won victories and the inspiring effect he had on his family, his community. . . his country!

Promises to Keep  How Jackie Robinson Changed America

Promises to Keep How Jackie Robinson Changed America

A warm, intimate portrait of Jackie Robinson, America's sports icon, told from the unique perspective of a unique insider: his only daughter. Sharon Robinson shares memories of her famous father in this warm loving biography of the man who broke the color barrier in baseball. Jackie Robinson was an outstanding athlete, a devoted family man and a dedicated civil rights activist. The author explores the fascinating circumstances surrounding Jackie Robinson's breakthrough. She also tells the off-the-field story of Robinson's hard-won victories and the inspiring effect he had on his family, his community. . . his country! Includes never-before-published letters by Jackie Robinson, as well as photos from the Robinson family archives.

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Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Sharon Robinson
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-29 - Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

A warm, intimate portrait of Jackie Robinson, America's sports icon, told from the unique perspective of a unique insider: his only daughter. Sharon Robinson shares memories of her famous father in this warm loving biography of the man who broke the color barrier in baseball. Jackie Robinson was an outstanding
Child of the Dream (A Memoir of 1963)
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Sharon Robinson
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-03 - Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

An incredible memoir from Sharon Robinson about one of the most important years of the civil rights movement.
Jackie Robinson
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Sharon Robinson
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03 - Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

Chronicles the life and career of the pioneering baseball player, discussing his impact on civil rights.
Safe at Home
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: Sharon Robinson
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

After the death of his father, Elijah Breeze, a ten-year-old African American boy, moves back to New York City with his mother and attends a summer baseball camp as he tries to make new friends and adapt to urban ways.
Testing the Ice
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Sharon Robinson
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

As a testament to his courage, Jackie Robinson's daughter shares memories of him, from his baseball career to the day he tests the ice for her, her brothers, and their friends.

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