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.
- 5, 6, 7
- Interest Level
- Grades K - 2
- Grade Level Equivalent
- Lexile Measure
- Guided Reading
- Aladdin Paperbacks
- Number of Pages
- Realistic Fiction
About the Author and Illustrator
Deborah Hopkinson Deborah Hopkinson is the award-winning author of more than 40 books for young readers including picture books, historical fiction, and nonfiction.
Terry Widener Terry Widener has illustrated several books for children, including Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man. He lives in McKinney, Texas.