Jackie's Nine: Jackie Robinson's Values to Live By: Becoming Your Best Self

Jackie s Nine Jackie Robinson s Values to Live By Becoming Your Best Self This inspiring collection pays tribute to baseball legend and civil rights hero Jackie Robinson Jackie s daughter Sharon acts as a personal tour guide through the nine heartfelt hard won values tha

  • Title: Jackie's Nine: Jackie Robinson's Values to Live By: Becoming Your Best Self
  • Author: Sharon Robinson
  • ISBN: 9780439385503
  • Page: 483
  • Format: Paperback
  • This inspiring collection pays tribute to baseball legend and civil rights hero Jackie Robinson Jackie s daughter, Sharon, acts as a personal tour guide through the nine heartfelt, hard won values that helped her father achieve his goals Jackie s values are brought to life through the powerful words of other heroes and pioneers, including Dr Martin Luther King, Jr OprThis inspiring collection pays tribute to baseball legend and civil rights hero Jackie Robinson Jackie s daughter, Sharon, acts as a personal tour guide through the nine heartfelt, hard won values that helped her father achieve his goals Jackie s 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.Book Details Format PaperbackPublication Date 4 1 2002Pages 192Reading Level Age 8 and Up

    One thought on “Jackie's Nine: Jackie Robinson's Values to Live By: Becoming Your Best Self”

    1. Personal RespondsI did not like this book because it was hard for me to keep track of the events that took place. I also did not like how this book had many different people talking about the same events. I did like learning more about courage, determination, teamwork, persistence, integrity, citizenship, justice, commitment, and excellence in civil rights movement. The book also mentioned Elizabeth Eckford, on of nine black students who tried to enter a white high school in Little Rock, Arkansa [...]

    2. The book Jackie’s Nine by Sharon Robinson really teaches people quite a bit. It consists of nine chapters that each teach you an individual lesson on things like persistance, courage, and aditude. Each of the chapters is about a different non-fictional character and his or her struggles. The one that stands out the most, Jackie Robinson and his chapter about courage. What it must have took to become the first African American baseball player took a lot of courage. I didn’t know much about th [...]

    3. Wow. In two words, Great book! I honestly do not like non-fiction but I loves this! I love the inspiration and I hope that everyone likes my project that I did on it!

    4. Sharon Robinson did a great job with this book. It is very inspiring and motivating. Jackie Robinson was a great ball player and an inspiring person off the field. This book gives you Jackie's nine. They are nine values to live by. These values are courage, determination, teamwork, persistence, integrity, citizenship, justice, commitment, and excellence. For each value you learn how Jackie and how you can use the certain value. I really enjoyed the book. It really captures what a good person loo [...]

    5. Jackie Robinson's values to live by include teamwork, persistence, integrity, citizenship, justice, commitment and excellence. This book is a collection of essays put together by Jackie's adult daughter, Sharon. Each chapter focuses on one value, and includes a story from Sharon's memory, a vignette from Jackie's life (written by him or someone who knew him, and a third essay by a "hero" of Sharon's. I can see this book as part of an ongoing values exploration in a school or for a Jackie Robinso [...]

    6. Written by Jackie Robinson's daughter, this story chronicles his life from breaking the color barrier in baseball through his eulogy from Reverend Jesse L. Jackson. It is told through his daughter's point of view, but includes various voices that contributed to the story including excerpts from Jackie's own autobiography, his wife's perspective and other family and friends. Also, there are othere role models and examples of the values promoted by the Breaking Barriers program that Jackie inspire [...]

    7. This was a great book because Jackie Robinson is a famous person and I wanted to do a biography on him because he has a interesting story so I want you to read this book to see what you will learn about Jackie Robinson's life and some of his achievements and when he became the first African American to play in the MLB.

    8. This collection of essays, compiled by Robinson's daughter Sharon, demonstrates how people who embody values such as courage, determination, and integrity make brave decisions that affect the lives of many other people. She focuses on her father's commitment to endure humiliation and racism in an effort to break down barriers. In addition to details about the baseball player's life, the book also includes moving excerpts from the writings of Christopher Reeve, Marian Wright Edelman, and Jesse Ja [...]

    9. the book is about a little boy named jackie. he started off really poor. but he did what he was told and he started playing baseball. and from there he started getting better and better. and eventually he got into schools. and from there he became a famous baseball player. i can connect to the story because i set my mind to typing really fast and at first i really was slow because i coulndt type because in less than a minute but now i can in less then 4 seconds. so it just comes to show that in [...]

    10. I liked this book more than The Big Field by Mike Lupica mainly because it wasn't just about baseball. The book is mainly about nine values that Jackie Robinson used in his life, as the title says. This book taught me a lot about what things to value in life and the struggles that people go through. I really liked how the author was Jackie Robinson's daughter so the book seemed a lot more personal. Another thing I liked was how there were stories told by Jackie Robinson, himself, and his wife, R [...]

    11. This book was a very good book, because it talked about a variety of people. I also enjoyed this book because it was a very inspiring. Another reason I enjoyed this book is that I love books about Jackie Robinson. This book is about Breaking Barriers, which is based on the nine values that Sharon Robinson associate with her fathers life. Those nine values are courage, determination, teamwork, persistence, integrity, citizenship, justice, commitment, and excellence. For each value Sharon Robinson [...]

    12. I really liked this book because me personally like to hear about others people life. Especially if they started from nothing like Jackie Robinson. Also I liked the book because I play a little bit of baseball so it some what reflects to what I do as well. I liked the book because of they way that he became one of the most famous baseball players of he's time, also because he black and at the time they were really rasist and didn't allow black people to play in the big leagues, so that's why I l [...]

    13. This is one of the books that has been on my shelf FOREVER, and I just now read it. It is really meant for someone in the fifth or sixth grade, but I still learned a lot more about a person I've always admired. Jackie Robinson was actually a figure in the Civil Rights movement in addition to his strides on the baseball diamond. What makes this book interesting is that there are anecdotes from Robinson's daughter, the book's author. The "Nine" from the title are values that the baseball great hel [...]

    14. Jackie's Nine by Sharon Robinson is a book about different stories from African American roll models who went threw troubling times during segregation. Also some stories about Jackie Robinson. I suggest this book to any one who likes baseball and African American history. Jackie's Nine is a very good book and highly suggest it to baseball lovers.Jackie's Nine is a very educational book that has lots of facts and information about some of your favorite baseball players and athletes.

    15. This book was pretty good. it was a about a boy that was poor at a younger age. He was good at something, baseball, and he played through school To be now known as an all time great in baseball history. This shows me that no matter how you grow up, and what your situation is economically if you put your mind to something, you can do it. you can become something in life that you want to be, you just have to work for it, and strive to be the best like jackie did.

    16. I love it. It was very touching book. His daughter writing book about his father (Jackie Robinson) and also she borrow authors books other famous (Muhammad Ali, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Micheal Jordan, and other) for connect chapter. I like Jackie's quotes "A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives." It mean we have to help others live better, to improve their condition, to help them believe in themselves, to help them achieve more than they thought they could.

    17. Jackie's Nine by Sharon Robinson is a book about different stories from African American roll models who went threw troubling times during segregation. Also some stories about Jackie Robinson. I suggest this book to any one who likes baseball and African American history. Jackie's Nine is a very good book and highly suggest it to baseball lovers.Jackie's Nine is a very educational book that has lots of facts and information about some of your favorite baseball players and athletes.

    18. 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!

    19. Jackie Robinson was really despise in the 1950 and for a man he succeed and achieved his goal that amazing. I really enjoyed the format and the vocabulary the author, Sharon Robinson used when writing "Jackie's Nine." The book explains and shows Jackie's extremely tough journey and how he overcame it.

    20. Jackies Nine is a magnificent book it explains about he over came his fears and promblems from be the first african american to play major leauge baseball

    21. I liked Jackie's nine but one chapter had no relation to the next one, but the book had a good sense of emotion.-Cooper

    22. talks about the life and loegacy of jackie robinson as told by his daughterSharon Robinson- great for important people and black history

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