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Mama Played Baseball

Mama Played Baseball
ASIN: 0152021965

Harcourt Children's Books

Author: David A. Adler


Young Amy helps her mother to get a job as a player in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while Amy's father is serving in the Army during World War II.
Written by David A. Adler and it is published by Harcourt Children's Books. The children's book was available on the 1st of March, 2003. For anyone who is inside the library you can in all probability look it up with the classification code, PZ7.A2615 Mam 2003. This is the 1st ed. of the book is 32 pages long and it offers colorfully illustrated pages. Envision oneself as being the key figure, asking yourself plus desperate for an answers. You can get as inventive as you choose with the scenario mentally. It's going to indeed put you in the middle of the enjoyment and also anticipation with the children's book.

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 very first skilled women's league! 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. An author's note offers historical context for the era. 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. And while Mama's team travels, Amy works on a secret project--a surprise for her dad when he is finally back property. Amy cheers louder than anyone at all of the property games.


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