Girl Wonder

A Baseball Story in Nine Innings

By Deborah Hopkinson; Terry Widener (Illustrator)
(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780689833007, 40pp.)

Publication Date: March 2003

Other Editions of This Title: Prebound, Paperback

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Description
When Alta Weiss throws a corncob at a tomcat chasing her favorite hen, folks know one thing for sure: She may be a girl, but she's got some arm. This is the exciting story of the pioneering female baseball player--a true American original. Full color.



About the Author

Terry Widener is an award-winning illustrator whose picture books include Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man (a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book) and The Babe & I (a recipient of the California Young Reader Medal), both by David A. Adler, and Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings (a Junior Library Guild Selection) by Deborah Hopkinson. Mr. Widener lives with his family in McKinney, Texas.

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