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Jackie's nine : Jackie Robinson's values to live by : courage, determination, teamwork, persistence, integrity, persistence [sic], commitment, excellence

Author: Sharon Robinson
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Baseball hero Jackie Robinson's daughter discusses nine values that her father held dear, shares memories from her life and her father's that illustrate those values, and profiles individuals whom she considers heroes, including Christopher Reeve and Oprah Winfrey.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jackie Robinson; Jackie Robinson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Robinson
ISBN: 0439237645 9780439237642
OCLC Number: 45911507
Description: 181 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Courage : In the shadow of your wings --
Meeting / Jules Tygiel --
She walked alone / Daisy Bates --
Determination : The capping ceremony --
Breaking the color barrier / Jackie Robinson --
Still me / Christopher Reeve --
Teamwork : Breaking barriers --
Colonel from "Old Kaintuck" / Carl Rowan --
Together now! PUSH! / David Robinson --
Persistence : Getting beyond average --
Wait 'til next year / Jackie Robinson --
Great one / Bruce Markusen --
Integrity : Love and war --
Lion at dusk / Roger Kahn --
Old men by the fire / David Remnick --
Citizenship : Jazz and activism --
From the Hall of Fame to Birmingham / Jackie Robinson --
Parents as mentors / Marian Wright Edelman --
Justice : Turned my wailing into dancing --
I never had it made / Jackie Robinson --
A testament of hope / Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Commitment : A father's love --
Jackie's prison / Jackie Robinson --
Making it home / Rachel Robinson --
Excellence : A grand tribute --
Michael Jordan / Bob Greene --
Oprah Winfrey --
Epilogue : Jackie's nine --
Eulogy : A temple of God / Reverend Jesse L. Jackson.
Responsibility: Sharon Robinson.

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Baseball hero Jackie Robinson's daughter discusses nine values that her father held dear, shares memories from her life and her father's that illustrate those values, and profiles individuals whom she considers heroes, including Christopher Reeve and Oprah Winfrey.

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