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The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth (On My Own History) [Paperback]

By Jean L. S. Patrick (Author) & Jeni Reeves (Illustrator)
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Item description for The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth (On My Own History) by Jean L. S. Patrick & Jeni Reeves...

Overview
A retelling of the day Jackie Mitchell, a seventeen-year-old female professional baseball player, struck out the New York Yankees' best hitters, Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, in an exhibition game in 1931.

Publishers Description
Introduce young readers to history through the stories of both real and fictionalized people. By focusing on a single important episode that describes a historical event, these books engage readers' interests and imaginations. Written in a story format, each account relates events that really happened, often followed by a brief summary of the historical event to further explain the significance it had on history.

Citations And Professional Reviews
The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth (On My Own History) by Jean L. S. Patrick & Jeni Reeves has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Booklist - 04/15/2000 page 1549
  • School Library Journal - 08/01/2000 page 174
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2000 page 384
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2000 page 384
  • School Library Journal - 08/04/2000


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Item Specifications...


Studio: First Avenue Editions
Pages   48
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.26" Width: 5.82" Height: 0.15"
Weight:   0.25 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 1, 2000
Publisher   First Avenue Editions
Age  7-10
ISBN  1575054558  
ISBN13  9781575054551  


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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > People, A-Z > ( R ) > Ruth, Babe
2Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
3Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Biographies > Sports & Recreation
4Books > Subjects > Children > Sports & Activities > Sports > Baseball > Nonfiction



Reviews - What do customers think about The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth (On My Own History)?

Terrific book!  Apr 9, 2008
What a wonderful book to inspire young girls to do and be anything they want! This book is a great launching pad for a discussion about girls and sports and what they have not been allowed to do because of prejudices. Wonderful pictures, too!
 
Baseball fans HERE is YOUR BOOK.  Feb 7, 2002
Title: The Girl who struck out Babe Ruth
Author: Jean L.S. Patrick
Reading Level: 2nd to 5th

I loved the book It was great.
I liked the book because it was different that a Girl struck out famous baseball players!
Baseball fans would like it !

 
Baseball fans HERE is YOUR BOOK.  Feb 7, 2002
Title: The Girl who struck out Babe Ruth
Author: Jean L.S. Patrick
Reading Level: 2nd to 5th

I loved the book It was great.
I liked the book because it was different that a Girl struck out famous baseball players!
Baseball fans would like it !

 
Outstanding role model for young girls  May 1, 2000
Excellent description of the life of a 17 year old girl whowasan amazing sportswoman. She actually did strike out Babe Ruth andLou Gehrig in succession. The author portrays this young baseball player in an excellent fashion, giving girls a vision of their unlimited potential.

An inspiring message for girls of all ages!

Author Patrick also offers workshops that give further detail about this amazing young woman, including actual film footage of the event.

 

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