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Girl Wonder

by Deborah Hopkinson Illustrated by Terry Widener

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. This is the exciting story of the pioneering female baseball player--a true American original.

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
2.8
Lexile Measure
380L
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Publisher
Atheneum Books
Number of Pages
40
Genre
Historical Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Deborah Hopkinson Deborah Hopkinson is the author of such award-winning children’s books as Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt ; Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings; A Band of Angels , and for the "Dear America" series, Hear My Sorrow .
Terry Widener

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