Out of Left Field
Barred from the 1958 Little League season for being a girl, Katy uncovers the history of women in baseball—history the Little League board would like to remain hidden.
“Meet Katy’s Heroes.” Author’s note. Glossary. Recommended reading. Black-and-white illustrations.
JLG Release: Oct 2018
Awards & Honors
ILA Teachers' Choices - 2019
2018 Children’s History Book Prize finalist
Kirkus Best Books, Middle-Grade - 2018
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Booklist*, Kirkus Reviews*, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly*
School Library Journal
8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Level 4.4; Points: 9;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 3.7; Points: 15;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Discrimination: Reference/Discussion, Language: Mild Language
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, Baseball, Gender roles, Little League baseball, Women’s rights, Single-parent families, San Francisco, California, Twentieth-century US history, Sports, Girls and women,