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Child Of The Dream: A Memoir Of 1963

ISBN-10: 1338282816
ISBN-13: 9781338282818
Author: Robinson, Sharon
Interest Level: 3-7
Publisher: Scholastic

Publication Date: December 2020

Copyright: 2019

Page Count: 240


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$5.99
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Interest Level

Grades 3-7

Reading Level

Guided Reading: W
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.9
Accelerated Reader Points: 7.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Topics)

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Adolescence

Description
An incredible memoir from Sharon Robinson about one of the most important years of the civil rights movement. 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. As the daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, Sharon has opportunities that most people would never dream of experiencing. Their family hosts multiple fund-raisers at their home in Connecticut for the work that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is doing. Sharon sees her first concert after going backstage at the Apollo Theater. And her whole family attends the March for Washington for Jobs and Freedom. But things don't always feel easy for Sharon. She is one of the only black children in her wealthy Connecticut neighborhood. Her older brother, Jackie Robinson Jr., is having a hard time to live up to his father's famous name, causin
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