Kammie on First: Baseball's Dottie Kamenshek

Kammie on First: Baseball's Dottie Kamenshek

by Michelle Houts


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780821421307
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication date: 10/15/2014
Series: Biographies for Young Readers Series
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Michelle Houts holds degrees in special education and speech-language pathology. She is the author of several fiction and nonfiction books for young readers, including the award-winning The Beef Princess of Practical County, The Practical County Drama Queen, and Winterfrost.

Table of Contents

Author's Notes vii

Acknowledgments xi

Regulation Game

1st Inning: May 1943, Wrigley Field 1

2nd Inning: The Making of an All-American 7

3rd Inning: The League Launches 17

4th Inning: Charmed 30

5th Inning: Let's Play Ball 36

6th Inning: All-Americans Travel All Over the Americas 48

7th Inning: The Finest Player in the League 56

7th Inning Stretch: Life After Baseball 70

8th Inning: Fame Came Twice 75

9th Inning: Will There Ever Be Another Kammie? 84

Postgame: A Victory Celebration 89

Extra Innings

Kammie's Timeline 95

Glossary 99

Notes 103

Bibliography 107

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