Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings

This picture book biography with upbeat words and brightly bold illustrations was inspired by the accomplishments of Alta Weiss, a girl with an 'arm,' who at 17 in early 20th century Ohio,pitched her way onto an all-male baseball team. After two seasons of winning and wowing the fans, Alta decides to become a Doctor and is the only woman to graduate in her call in 1914! Honor Book for Younger Children, 2004.


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