The Baseball Adventure of Jackie Mitchell, Girl Pitcher vs. Babe Ruth

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

During the biggest game of her life . . . a girl pitches to the world’s best slugger.

Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1931. Jackie Mitchell is a girl pitcher on a minor-league baseball team, the Chattanooga Lookouts. In her day, few women played sports. But her skill earned her a spot on a men’s team. When the New York Yankees come to town, Jackie must face Babe Ruth at the plate. Can she strike out one of the greatest players in baseball?

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978-0-76137-072-7
$8.95 $8.95
978-0-76137-184-7
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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction, Graphic Novels
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2011
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2011-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.2
BISACS JUV014000, JUV008000, JUV032010
Dewey 796.357092
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6 x 8.5
Lexile 510
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 3.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 142797
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Original artwork, and Teaching Guides

Illustrator: Ted Hammond

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History's Kid Heroes

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