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Author White, Ellen Emerson, author.
Title A season of daring greatly / Ellen Emerson White.
Pub Info New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
©2017
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Marstons Mills-Children's  J FICTION WHI     AVAILABLE
 Hyannis Adult Collection  YA FICTION White     AVAILABLE
 Oak Bluffs-Young adult  YA FICTION WHITE     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Young Adult  YA FICTION White     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Young Adult  YA Fiction Realistic Sports WHI     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 420 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Audience 930L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader UG 6.2 15 15 188901
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.
Genre Young adult fiction.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Girls & Women.
ISBN 0062463217
9780062463210
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