Child of the Dream: A Memoir of 1963

by Scholastic |
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Model # 9781338282801 |

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  • 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.
  • "A lovingly honest memoir of a racial-and social activist-past that really hasn't passed." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
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    In January 1963, Sharon Robinson turns thirteen the night before George Wallace declares on national television "segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever" in his inauguration speech as governor of Alabama. It is the beginning of a year that will change the course of American history.

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