Mama Played Baseball

Mama Played Baseball

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Amy's dad is away, fighting in World War II, and her mama must take a job. But it's no ordinary job--Amy's mother becomes a baseball player in the first professional women's league! Amy cheers louder than "anyone "at all of the home games. And while Mama's team travels, Amy works on a secret project--a surprise for her dad when he is finally back home.
With warmhearted, historically based text and lush illustrations, award-winning author David A. Adler and talented new artist Chris O'Leary bring to life the soaring spirit of the 1940s. Featured in the major motion picture "A League of Their Own," the All-American Girls Professional League helped women prove that no war could stop the great game of baseball.
"An author's note provides historical context for the era."
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 220.98 x 269.24 x 10.16mm | 408.23g
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0152021965
  • 9780152021962
  • 1,523,023

About A. David Adler

DAVID A. ADLER is the award-winning author of more than a hundred and fifty books for young people, including A"merica's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle;""Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man;" and "The Babe and I." He lives in Long Island, New York.
CHRIS O'LEARY, a talented illustrator and graphic designer, makes his picture book debut with" Mama Played Baseball. "He lives in Columbus, Ohio.
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122 ratings
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5 16% (20)
4 49% (60)
3 28% (34)
2 6% (7)
1 1% (1)
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