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Jackie's Nine: Jackie Robinson's Values to Live By

by Sharon Robinson

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A really excellent overview of Jackie Robinson's life both in and after baseball. His daughter is the author, but she uses Jackie's own words to illustrate his struggles and his perseverance. The book is divided into sections related to Jackies' nine values to live by and each section has stories, photos, and essays. I found it to be a great way to learn more about Jackie and also a nice review of the Civil Rights struggle in this country. Go #42! ( )
  Stahl-Ricco | Jan 23, 2016 |
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I was six when my dad retired from Major League Baseball and twelve when he was elected into baseball's Hall of Fame. I was sixteen the first time my boyfriend hit me; eighteen when my brother Jackie was arrested for drug possession; and twenty when I took control of my life.
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This inspiring collection pays tribute to baseball legend and civil rights hero Jackie Robinson. Jackie¹s daughter, Sharon, acts as a personal tour guide through the nine heartfelt, hard-won values that helped her father achieve his goals. Jackie¹s 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.

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The daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson share her father's nine principles of life and explores how these principles...helped him, and others, achieve remarkable goals in life. This inspiring collection pays tribute to baseball legend and civil rights hero.… (more)

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