The Resource Promises to keep : how Jackie Robinson changed America, Sharon Robinson

Promises to keep : how Jackie Robinson changed America, Sharon Robinson

Label
Promises to keep : how Jackie Robinson changed America
Title
Promises to keep
Title remainder
how Jackie Robinson changed America
Statement of responsibility
Sharon Robinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play in the major leagues, as told by his daughter. Sharon Robinson shares memories of her famous father in this loving biography of the man who made history by breaking the color barrier in baseball -- and taught his children that the only measure of life is the impact you have on others' lives. Promises To Keep is the story of Jackie Robinson's hard-won victories in baseball, business, politics, and civil rights. It looks at the inspiring effect the legendary Brooklyn Dodger had on his family, his community ... his country. Told from the unique perspective of Robinson's only daughter, this intimate and uplifting book includes photos from the Robinson family archives and family letters never before published. Jackie Robinson is one of our great national heroes. Promises To Keep reminds us what made him a champion -- on and off the field!
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robinson, Sharon
Dewey number
  • 796.357/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • African American baseball players
  • African Americans
  • Baseball players
  • Conduct of life
  • Baseball players
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • United States
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Promises to keep : how Jackie Robinson changed America, Sharon Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A black and white world -- Signs of hope -- A determined pair -- 1945: a changing world -- Why my father? -- Play ball! -- A civil rights champion -- Jackie Robinson's legacy
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9780439425926
Lccn
2003042709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
ocm51886350
Label
Promises to keep : how Jackie Robinson changed America, Sharon Robinson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A black and white world -- Signs of hope -- A determined pair -- 1945: a changing world -- Why my father? -- Play ball! -- A civil rights champion -- Jackie Robinson's legacy
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9780439425926
Lccn
2003042709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
ocm51886350

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