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Sharon Robinson, daughter of legendary baseball hero and civil rights pioneer Jackie Robinson, is the author of several books for young readers, including the acclaimed "Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America" and the fiction novels "Safe at Home" and "Slam Dunk." As an educational consultant for Major League Baseball, she founded Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life, a national character education program designed to help students face obstacles in their lives. In Robinson’s new book, “The Hero Two Doors Down: Based on the True Story of Friendship Between a Boy and a Baseball Legend” (Scholastic), eight-year-old Steve discovers that his new next door neighbor is his baseball hero Jackie Robinson. She divides her time between Florida and New York.