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Author White, Ellen Emerson, author.

Title A season of daring greatly / Ellen Emerson White.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
2017

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Alleman HS Stacks - ALLG-6  YA WHI    AVAILABLE
 Cordova DL Stacks - CORG-7  Y WHI    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Teen Area - DKLY-12  TEEN FIC WHI    AVAILABLE
 Eastland CUSD 308 - JR/SR HS Stacks - EHSY-14  FIC WHI    AVAILABLE
 Ida PL YA Materials - IPLY-11  FIC YA WHI    AVAILABLE
 LaSalle PL YA Fiction - LSBB-3  YA WHITE    AVAILABLE
 Limestone Twp Lib YA Fiction - LIBB-2  YA FIC WHI    AVAILABLE
 Malta Twp PL YA Fiction - MLLY-12  YA WHI    AVAILABLE
 Moline SD 40 - HS Stacks - MHSG-6  FIC WHI    AVAILABLE
 Princeton PL YA Fiction - PRGG-8  YA F WHI    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description 420 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Summary Eighteen-year-old Jill Cafferty just made history. Her high school's star pitcher, she is now the first woman drafted by a major league baseball team. Only days after her high school graduation, she'll join the Pittsburgh Pirates' Class A Short Season team... but not everyone is happy to have her there. On top of the pressure heaped on every pitcher, Jill must deal with defying conventions and living up to impossible expectations, all while living away from home for the first time. She'll go head-to-head against those who are determined to keep baseball an all-male sport. Despite the reassurance of coaches and managers alike, a few of her teammates are giving her trouble. The media presence following her at each game is inescapable. And to top it all off, Jill is struggling with the responsibilities of being a national hero and a role model for young women everywhere. How can she be a role model when she's not even sure she made the right choice for herself? Didn't baseball used to be fun?
Subject Major League Baseball (Organization) -- Juvenile fiction.
Major League Baseball (Organization) -- Fiction.
Women baseball players -- Juvenile fiction.
Sex discrimination in sports -- Juvenile fiction.
Role models -- Juvenile fiction.
Self-perception in women -- Juvenile fiction.
Women baseball players -- Fiction.
Professional baseball players -- Young adult fiction.
Genre/Form Young adult fiction.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Girls & Women.
ISBN 0062463217
9780062463210

 
    
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