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Sharon Robinson


“A champion, he said, wins a World Series or an Olympic and is hoisted on the shoulders of teammates and fans. A hero carries the people on his shoulders. Champions live for the moment- heroes, like Jackie Robinson, transcend time.”

Author Sharon Robinson talks about her memoir, Child of the Dream. The story explores that pivotal year through her 13-year-old eyes, events around the Civil Rights movement.

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 NineJackie Robinson’s Values to Live By, and Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America.

Books by this author

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Child of the Dream

Sharon Robinson
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Autobiography and Memoir