#8 on this week's NYTimes Middle Reader bestseller list, The Contract by Derek Jeter with Paul Mantell is a thoughtful book, all children AND parents should read. Here is that first contract between Derek and his parents.
- Family Comes First.
- Be a Role Model for Sharlee. [Derek's sister]
- Do Your Schoolwork and Maintain Good Grades (As or Bs).
- Bedtime. Lights out at nine p.m. on school nights.
- Do Your Chores.
- Respect Others.
- Respect Yourself.
- Work Hard.
Meet Derek's mother and father Dot and Charles in this five-minute interview.