The Kid from Diamond Street: The Extraordinary Story of Baseball Legend Edith Houghton

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The Kid from Diamond Street: The Extraordinary Story of Baseball Legend Edith Houghton

by Audrey Vernick

Illustrations by Steven Salerno

First Release:

May 2016

ISBN: 9780544611634

In 1922, ten-year-old Edith Houghton was already playing pro baseball with the all-female Philadelphia Bobbies. In 1925, the team “set forth on a great adventure”—to play teams in Japan! Author’s note. Full-color illustrations done in charcoal, ink, and gouache, with added digital color.

 
  • ISBN: 9780544611634
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Clarion
    Page Count: 40
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.7, Points: 2
    Lexile: Level: AD880L
    Awards & Honors: CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017, K–2
    Genre: Nonfic
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