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Title:
Jackie's nine : Jackie Robinson's values to live by : courage, determination, teamwork, persistence, integrity, persistence , commitment, excellence
Author:
Robinson, Sharon, 1950-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Scholastic, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
181 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Courage : In the shadow of your wings -- The 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 -- The Colonel from "Old Kaintuck" / Carl Rowan -- Together now! PUSH! / David Robinson -- Persistence : Getting beyond average -- Wait 'til next year / Jackie Robinson -- The great one / Bruce Markusen -- Integrity : Love and war -- The 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.
Reading Level:
1040 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 7.3 4.0 57190.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 6.4 8 Quiz: 25313 Guided reading level: X.
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ISBN:
9780439237642
Format :
Book