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.
Common Core Alignment:
RI.3.6. Distinguish their own point of view from that of the author of a text.
RL.3.3. Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
NCSS Trade Books for Young People
Jane Addams Honor Book