A Season of Daring Greatly
When eighteen-year-old Jill Cafferty makes history as the first woman to be signed by a major league team, she goes head-to-head against coaches, players, and fans who are determined to keep baseball an all-male sport.
JLG Release: Apr 2017
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Grades 9 & Up
Awards & Honors
The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books 2017 Blue Ribbons, Fiction
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books*, Book List, The Horn Book Magazine, Kirkus Reviews, Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Level 6.2; Points: 15;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 6.6; Points: 22;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Strong language, Discrimination, Underage drinking, Sexual harrassment
Baseball, Female baseball players, Professional baseball teams, Major league baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates (baseball team),