Title: Players in Pigtails
Bibliography: Corey, Shana. (2003). Players in Pigtails. New York: Scholastic Press.
Short Annotation: A wonderful historical fiction book about how the first women’s baseball team came together surrounding a main character named Katie Casey who enjoyed playing baseball, which was typically only something boys ever did.
Genre: Historical Fiction
Grade Level: 1-3
Readers who will like this book: Young girls who enjoy playing sports.
Personal response and rating: I thought this book was AWESOME, mainly because I was a tomboy myself, but also because it was a great way to get historical events into the minds of young children in a fun way. Rating: 4
Question: Are there any girl in the class who like playing sports? Baseball?