Film, Video Sharon Robinson: 2019 National Book Festival

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Title
Sharon Robinson: 2019 National Book Festival
Summary
Sharon Robinson launched her new book "Child of the Dream: A Memoir of 1963" at the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Event Date
August 31, 2019
Notes
-  Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball legend and civil rights icon Jackie Robinson, is an acclaimed author as well as an educational consultant for Major League Baseball. Some of the widely praised books about her father include "Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America," "The Hero Two Doors Down" and "Jackie's Nine: Jackie Robinson's Values to Live By." Her newest book, "Child of the Dream: A Memoir of 1963," is a memoir about turning 13 years old – with an inside look at the Robinson family and Sharon's attempts to discover her place in the fight for equality and justice. Sharon Robinson is also the founder of Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life, a baseball-themed national character education curriculum that helps empower students overcome obstacles in their lives. Robinson currently serves as vice chairman of the Jackie Robinson Foundation.
Running Time
30 minutes, 57 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
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