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Promises to Keep

Promises to Keep

by Sharon Robinson

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, and his country. Includes never-before-published letters by Jackie Robinson, as well as photos from the Robinson family archives.

Ages
11, 12, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
7.4
Lexile Measure
1030
DRA
60
Guided Reading
W
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
64
Genre
Autobiography and Biography

About the Author

Sharon Robinson Sharon Robinson authored Jackie's Nine , a personal tour guide through the nine heartfelt, hard-won values that helped her father, Jackie Robinson, achieve his goals. Her other children's books include Promises to Keep and Safe at Home .

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