Remember Me
OR

 
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
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Paperback
ISBN 9781416913931
Publisher Summary
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.

When Alta Weiss throws a corncob at a tomcat chasing her favorite hen, folks know one thing for sure: she may be a girl, but she's got some arm. At the age of six Alta can nail any target, and by seventeen she's outpitched every boy in town. Then one day her father takes Alta to Vermilion, Ohio -- home of the semipro baseball team called the Independents. "Where do I sign up?" she asks. But one look at Alta tells the coach all he needs to know: She's a girl, and girls can't play baseball. But faster than you can say "strike out," Alta proves him wrong: Girls can play baseball!
 
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