Remember Me
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Girl Wonder : A Baseball Story in Nine Innings
ILLUSTRATOR
SERIES
 
AGE
Children's - Kindergarten, Age 5-6 
READABILITY
2.9 
PAGES
40 p. ; 
PUBLISHER
$6.79
Retail $7.99

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Paperback
ISBN 9781416913931
Publisher Summary
Inspired by the life of pioneering female baseball player Alta Weiss, and dramatized by Terry Widener’s bold illustrations, Girl Wonder tells the unforgettable story of a true American original.

Alta Weiss was born to play baseball, simple as that. From the age of two, when she hurls a corncob at a pesky tomcat, folks in her small Ohio town know one thing for sure: She may be a girl, but she’s got some arm.

When she’s seventeen, Alta hears about a semipro team, the Independents. Here’s her big chance! But one look at Alta’s long skirts tells Coach all he needs to know—girls can’t play baseball! But faster than you can say “strike out,” Alta proves him wrong: Girls can play baseball!

In the early 1900s, Alta Weiss, a young woman who knows from an early age that she loves baseball, finds a way to show that she can play, even though she is a girl.
 
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