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.
The Kid from Diamond Street: The Extraordinary Story of Baseball Legend Edith HoughtonBook Verdict
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
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