Promises To Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America

Written by Sharon Robinson

A warm, intimate portrait of Jackie Robinson, America's sports icon, told from the unique perspective of a unique insider: his only daughter. 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.

Age Range 8 - 12 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
64
Publisher
Scholastic
Grade Level 3rd - 7th
ISBN
9780439425926
Lexile 1030L
Themes