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Promises to Keep : How Jackie Robinson Changed America (Hardcover) (Sharon Robinson)
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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.
A biography of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play in the major leagues, as told by his daughter.
Number of Pages: 64
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Sharon Robinson
Street Date: February 1, 2004
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-7288