Jackie's 9 : Becoming Your Best Self

by Sharon Robinson

Scholastic Inc.
March 2014

Ages 8 – 12 . Grades 3 – 7

DRA: 60

Guided Reading: X



This inspiring collection pays tribute to baseball legend and civil rights hero Jackie Robinson. JackieĀ¹s daughter, Sharon, acts as a personal tour guide through the nine heartfelt, hard-won values that helped her father achieve his goals. JackieĀ¹s values are brought to life through the powerful words of other heroes and pioneers, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Oprah Winfrey, and Christopher Reeve.
Sharon Robinson

Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, is the author of several works of fiction and nonfiction. She has also written several widely praised nonfiction books about her father, including Jackie's Nine: Jackie Robinson's Values to Live By and Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America.


Electronic book text

ISBN: 9780545668613

192pp. | 6 x 9