Player in Pigtails

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?


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